Mt. Olive Extinguishes Van Fire in Woods

Budd Lake and Flanders Firefighters were recently dispatched to the parking lot of the Village Green Apartment complex behind building 36 for a van fire, the water department was in the area and reported to police of a van that was in the wood and fully involved in fire. Car 50 and Engine 53 arrived and found the van was abought 10 feet into the woods and fully involved as well as some trees and brush. Engine 53 stretched a hand line on the fire as brush 98 arrived and pulled a real line and assisted with putting out the brush. All fire was out within fifteen minutes and units remained on scene while the tow company removed the van, there were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and the Fire Marshal’s office. Atlantic EMS assisted on scene as well.