Well Involved House Fire

Shortly after 10am yesterday morning Budd Lake and Flanders Fire Departments were dispatched to a reported structure fire. First arriving units found the residence fully involved inside with fire showing from all floors. An interior attack was attempted but crews were quickly pulled out due to the fire conditions and parts of the structure beginning … Read more

1st Responders Remember 9-11

Monday at 8:20 am members of Budd Lake and Flanders Fire and First Aid Squads along with the Fire Marshal’s Office joined the police and other town members as they held their 9-11 memorial service at Turkey Brook Parks 9-11 site. Ladder 58 and Tower 96 proudly hung the flag high. We will never forget, … Read more

Injured Hicker in State Park

Sunday late afternoon one of the parents from a cub scout troupe became ill on a trail in Stevens Stat Park Fire and First Aid were called to find and bring the person off the trail. Rescue 55 Cars 50 & 51 along with Budd Lake Squads UTV set up command and started the search. … Read more

Car Fire on Rt. 80

Shortly after returning from a Mutual Aide call for a house fire in Independence Twp. Car 50, 51 & Engine 59 were dispatched to Route 80 west mm 23 for a car fire. Units arrived and had a well involved car fire, 59 used their front bumper line and quickly put the fire out. There … Read more

Budd Lake Assist Independence Twp.

Ladder 58 and Flanders Rescue 97 assisted with Rapid Intervention. Around 11 am Saturday morning Independence Twp. Fire was sent to the 100 block of Rt. 46 for a house fire. The crews arrived and had a well involved garage fire with extension to the house, a 1st alarm box was struck bringing MA to … Read more

Rt. 80 Flag Detail

Wednesday morning Ladder 58 Tower 96 Car 51 and FM-3,4 & 5 hung the flag over the route 80 bridge at international Dr. for the Vietnam War memorial Moving Wall as it made its way to Bergan County. The wall, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., has the names of over 58,000 … Read more

7-11 Car Fire

Sunday afternoon calls came in to the communications center reporting a car on fire in the 7-11 parking lot on Rt. 46. Car 51 and 50 arrived and reported a fire under the rear wheels. Engine 59 arrived as the fire extended to the trunk and passenger compartments using a 1 ¾ line crews put … Read more

Drafting Drill

Tuesday night Budd Lake and Flanders along with help from Chester Fire tender drilled on Tender shuttle. Flanders 95 was at the beach drafting and filling tenders. 59 was in the parking lot of the fire house drafting out of pools and feeding the ladder. This operation is used when there are no fire hydrants … Read more

Budd Lake Assist Stanhope Fire  

The beginning of August started off by responding to Stanhope on Rt. 183 for a fire in a 2-story building with a vacant store on the first floor and apartments on the second floor. Ladder 58 responded as a rapid intervention crew and stood by. The fire was quickly knocked down by Stanhope and Netcong … Read more

Hazmat Standby

Recently the department did a standby at a local commercial Wearhouse in the Trade Zone. Engine 59 with a crew of 6, Car 50 and 51 responded and stood at the ready as a Hazmat Company set up and removed a small bottle of Ethyl-Ether secured it and properly repackaged it for disposal. “We do … Read more