Crash and Fire in Mt. Olive on Rt. 80

Monday morning Budd Lake Fire was dispatched to Rt. 80 east at MM 25 for a single car crash with entrapment and the car smoking. Car 50 and 51 arrived and found the person out of the car and the car on fire, a paramedic supervisor passing by stopped along with a Patterson off duty police officer and removed the person and started first aid. EMS from Hackettstown Hospital arrived and took over patient care while Squad 56 pulled up and started to knock down the fire. Flanders Fire Rescue 97 and Eng. 95 were also on scene to assist. There was only one car into a tree the driver was transported to Morristown by ground.