Mt. Olive Assist Roxbury at Car Fire

Sunday morning Flanders and Budd Lake were dispatched to Rt. 206 and Draksdale Rd. for a car fire upon arrival of car 51 it was determined the fire was in Roxbury Twp. Roxbury Engine 12 and Engine 95 along with Engine 59 all arrived at the same time with Roxbury’s engine stretching a line on … Read more

Tower Ladders Working This Week

Recently on 2 calls one at Sandys Liquors in Village Green a malfunctioning rooftop unit had firefighters on the roof, Netcong Fire assisted on this call the unit was shut down and the building vented. The second call was at a Italian restaurant on Mt. Olive rd. a small fire in the duck work was … Read more

Struts & Airbag Training

Recently the department brushed up on the airbags and struts used in auto extrication. The crews went over the procedures on inflating and deflating air bags and the use of struts to secure cars and trucks. Allways training to keep you safe.

Budd Lake Assist Mount Arlington Fire.

Tuesday morning the Budd Lake Fire Departments Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) was requested into Mt. Arlington for a second alarm structure fire. Upon Budd Lake Fire arriving the RIT team was split to supplement man power. Half of the crew was put to work operating a hand line on the exterior and in the basement … Read more

Special Operations Training

Firefighters train on many different thing during the year this night we trained on Man vs Machine. Crew took turns cutting rings off of victims, Getting peoples stuck hands out of meat grinders and then a special rescue of trapped and impaled workers. There are many other rescues that fall under this type of taring … Read more

Pre Storm-Car Fire

Hours before a snow storm on Monday night units were called to Interstate Rt. 80 West bound at 25.8 for a car fire. Car 51 and 52 along with Engine 59 and Tender 57 were on the assignment, Car 51 went on scene and confirmed a working fire E-59 came in and stretched their front … Read more

Busy Week for the Rescue

The rescue keeps busy with car crashes and rescue assignments. They were requested into Flanders for a car into a house but were diverted to a crash on Rt. 46. Later that week rescue was called to assist Flanders with an overturned car on Flanders Netcong Rd. they were returned and then a few hours … Read more

2 Car Crash on Rt. 80

Thursday morning the Rescue and Car 51 responded to Rt. 80 East @ 26 for 2 car crash, units assisted the tow company with cleaning up the road. EMS transported 1 to the hospital. Units went back in service within a half hour.

Ice & Boat Training

Tuesday night the crews trained on some ice rescue procedures and also took the new Marine 1 out onto the lake. The department trains for all types of incidents even though the lake is not frozen we still need to be ready for when it does. Rember no ice is safe ice if you get … Read more

Stove Fire in Oakwood Village

Recently the Flanders and Budd Lake fire companies responded to Oakwood Village Bdl. 97 for a report of an oven on fire. Upon arrival of Car 91 and FM-3 there was a small fire in the oven Tower 96 and Eng 95 along with BL Eng. 59 quickly put the fire out and secured the … Read more