Rescue Extricates One on Rt. 46

A wrong way driver on Rt. 46 east bound hit a SUV head-on Friday night Car 50, 51 and Rescue 55 were on the assignment and after an EMS assessment the crew took the driver’s door off so the person could be removed safely. 2 People were transported to Morristown Hospital by Budd Lake First … Read more

Live Burn Training

This past weekend the department along with the Allamunchy Fire Department went to the Somerset County Fire Acadamy for some live burn training. The crews did 3 burns with 3 different cinereous, a bedroom fire, garage fire and an arson fire that was set in 2 locations in the building. Crews took turns putting out … Read more

Small Shed Fire on Smithtown Rd.

Crews were dispatched to a home on Smithtown Rd. for a report of a shed fire. Car 50 & 52 arrived and reported a riding lawn mower on fire in the shed Luckly a garden hose was near by and it was used to keep the fire under control. Engine 53 & car 51 arrived … Read more

Small Fire at Local Laundromat

Recently crews were dispatched to a local laundromat for a fire alarm, crews found a heavy smoke condition inside with a dryer burning. Engine 53 and Car 50 entered the building and quickly knock down the fire with a water extinguisher. Crews checked for extension and ladder 58 vented the building. There were no injuries, … Read more

Morris County 200 Club Honors

Last evening Assistant Chief Michael Dorlon was presented the Meritorious Service Award by the Morris County 200 Club for his courageous actions at a structure fire April 29, 2021. The members of Budd Lake Fire Department couldn’t be prouder. Budd Lake Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on Netcong Road on April 29, … Read more

Car Fire in Trade Zone

Thursday afternoon calls came in for a car fire in the parking lot of 750 Clark Dr. FM-3 arrived and reported a working car fire followed by Cars 50,51 and 52. Engine 59 arrived and stretched a 1 ¾ hand line on the fire and had it knocked down within 15 minutes. There were no … Read more

A Late-Night Brush Fire

After 9 pm on Sunday night the department was called to the end of Mine Hill Rd. for a brush fire Car 50 reported a 50 x 200 brush fire in the wood next to the house. Engine 59, Utility 54 and car 51 arrive and used a 300-foot trash line to extinguish the fire … Read more

Mutual Aid Training

This weekend Budd Lake, Flanders, Chester, Allamunchy and Netcong fire departments trained on Rapid Intervention Crews (rescuing down firefighters) crews took turns dragging hose lines and searches then a firefighter would go down and the crews would have to rescue them. The drill was held at a 1 story vacant building on the grounds of … Read more

Power Lines Start Brush Fire

Thursday afternoon calls came in for power lines down on Mohawk Trail starting a brush fire. Car 51 and 52 along with Engine 53 and Tender 57 were on the assignment crews were forced to wait and safely control the fire till the power company could secure the power. New Jersey Forest Fire and Flanders … Read more

Car Engulfed in Fire on Rt. 80

Early Friday morning firefighters were sent to route 80 east just before exit 25 for a car on fire. Cars 51, 52 and 50 along with Engine 59 were assigned to the call and arrived to find a SUV fully involved. Engine 59 stretched their front bumper line on the fire and quickly knock down … Read more