Budd Lake Trains with Stanhope Fire

The department held a training drill on a vacant house that was scheduled to be torn down. The crews did search and rescue drills, hand line placement and fire attack scenarios also mixed in a few rapid intervention crew rescues. The departments took turns using Netcong’s ladder truck and Stanhope’s ladder to cut vent holes and rescue victims from upper floors. Crews did some drafting from a nearby pond and flowed water from master streams. The drill lasted till noon and then lunch was served by the ladies auxiliary from Stanhope. Stanhope, Netcong, Budd Lake, Hopatcong and Byram Fire Departments along with Stanhope and Lakeland First Aid Squads all participated in the drill