Garbage Fire on International Dr.

Car 51 and Engine 59 responded to the parking lot of 200 international dr. for a report of a garbage truck on fire upon arrival of Car 51 the driver of the garbage truck emptied the garbage load onto the parking lot saving the truck. Engine 59 arrived and stretched an inch and three-quarter line … Read more

Mutual Aid to Hackettstown

Just before midnight Budd Lake’s RIC team was requested again this time into Hackettstown. Crews stood by while crews operated in the attic and second floor of the structure. Ladder 58 was deployed with its aerial going to the roof as precaution if a vent was needed. Crews were back in town around 1:30am.

Budd Lake Assist Stanhope Fire

Tuesday afternoon around 3 calls came in for a commercial structure fire on Furnace Street in Stanhope Bro. Upon arrival of Stanhope Chief 1 there was fire and smoke coming from the roof area. Netcong Engine 1 and Tower 1 along with Stanhope Ladder 1 went to the roof and started to open up the … Read more

Budd Lake Assist Flanders

Sunday night Flanders Fire was called to a business on Goldmine Rd. for a report of a truck on fire. Car 90 arrived and confirmed a working truck fire and requested Budd Lake for assistance. Rescue 97 arrived and stretched an inch and three-quarter line on the fire as Engine 59 arrived and gave 97 … Read more

Somerset Training Academy

The department went to the Somerset Country Fire Academy to do live burns in the counties new Phase 5 live burn prop. Crews had 3 scenarios to work with the first one was a 1st floor bedroom fire with people trapped, the second was a basement fire and the third was a car fire in … Read more

Mount Olive 911 20 Years Later

“WE WILL NEVER FORGET” Mount Olive gathered on September 11, 2021 at Turkey Brook Park to remember the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The remembrance ceremony was attended by first responders, members of the town council, area clergy and other leaders of the community and was open to the public. Ladder 58 proudly flew … Read more

Drafting Drill

Recently the department drilled on Tenders filling and dumping. The drill sharpens the skills for when there are no fire hydrants in an area and water has to be brought in from Tender Trucks. The crews went over dumping and setting up portable pools and supplying pumper trucks with water. Then the crew switched and … Read more

Tender 57 goes to Chester

57 and Car 50 & 51 responded and 57 shuttled water till the early morning hours. Around 11 pm on September 7th Chester Police while on patrol on Rt. 206 Saw a glow from Lamerson Rd. and called the Morris County Communication Center advising a well involved house fire. Chester Chief 1 went on scene … Read more

Hazmat on International Dr.

Around noon on September 2 Budd Lake Fire was dispatched for a tanker truck leaking its contents into the roadway. It was estimated that 1000 gallons of potentially hazardous fluid had leaked from the trailer. Due to the large volume of liquid Morris County HAZMAT was requested. Budd Lake fire units and Morris County HAZMAT … Read more

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 … Read more