Back Yard Shed Fire

Over the Labor Day weekend the fire department responded to Lakeview Ave. for a report of a shed on fire. Car 50 arrived and had a well involved shed in the rear yard, Engine 53 came in and had a hard time getting access but was able to get a hose line on the fire. … Read more

Overturned Boat in the Lake

Saturday late morning calls came in for an overturned bout on the lake with one person in the water. Car 50 and 51 along with Rescue 55 were on the assignment car 50 Chief Compano used a rope bag and was able to through a rope to the boat and pull him to the beach … Read more

Tender goes to Jefferson

Late Friday morning the fire department responded to Espanong Rd the American Legon for a building fire. Tender 57 and Car 52 were on the assignment, Tender 57 arrived on scene and assisted with water shuttle. The crew remained on scene for around an hour then released. Photos by Budd Lake Assist Chief Dorlan / … Read more

Early Morning Dumpster Fire

Around 5:45 am Monday morning the Department was sent to 20 Continental Dr. for a dumpster fire. Car 50 arrived and had a 30-yard dumpster on fire. Engine 59, Car 51 and Tender 57 were on the assignment. The engine stretched a line to the dumpster and quickly extinguished the fire with no injuries. The … Read more

Apartment Fire in Oakwood Village

Late afternoon on Monday calls came in for smoke coming from an apartment in Oakwood Village Building # 85 Car 90 arrived on scene and found a kitchen fire and requested Netcong Fire for a rapid intervention crew as engine 95 stretched a line to the second-floor apartment. Budd Lake Engine 59 arrived and assisted … Read more

Aid to the City of Newark

Due to a severe water main break in the city of Newark the cities fire department requested assistance from surrounding counties for tenders, tankers and engines. Budd Lake And Flanders Fire answered the call sending Engine 59 staffed by Budd Lake and Flanders Firefighters. Engine 59 is in quarters with Newark Engine 13, Newark Ladder … Read more

Out in the Community

The Mount Olive Emergency Services was out in the community recently the first stop was Turkey Brook Park for touch a truck event. Rescue 55 and Tower 96 along with 2 ambulances and the Police Department showing off their toys and letting the kids climb on the trucks and teaching residence’s how the Emergency Services … Read more

National Night Out

The department participated in the Mount Olive Police National Night Out. We gave away over 2500 fire prevention bags and a lot of Helmets and we sure enjoyed every minute of it from watching the kids spray the hose and just all the towns’ people having a great time. The department also did 2 vehicle … Read more

Budd Lake Assists Washington Twp.

Budd Lake Fire was dispatched to Washington Twp. as a Rapid Intervention Crew. The crew operated for over an hour standing by and then assisting in overhaul. Below is from the Long Valley Fire Web Page with photos and story of the incident. On July 26 at 00:53 hours members responded to a reported basement … Read more

The Fire Department Stays Busy

Recently the department has answered several calls for service some recent calls were a few calls for car accidents where one the crews had to remove a tree from a car & cut sections of guard rail to remove cars from the side of highways. We assisted Flanders with a smoke condition in Seamans building … Read more