Ice Rescue Training

Last week the Budd Lake and Flanders ice rescue teams went to the lake and drilled on all the techniques of rescuing people off the ice. Teams took turns using a sled, boat and crawling out on their stomachs. We stay prepared to keep you safe. Allways use caution when you go on the ice.

Sandshore Rollover

A car lost control around Sandshore and 31st street no injuries were reported. Rescue 55 cleaned up and assisted the tow company.

Car into River

This week the Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of River Rd. and Flanders Drakstown Rd. for a car into the river. Car 51 Rescue 55 with a crew of 6 responded. While in route 3 firemen dressed into water rescue suites and after being tied off to ropes went to work removing a … Read more

Tender assists Roxbury Fire

Tuesday afternoon on December 19th the Roxbury Fire Department responded to Mooney Rd. for a report of a house fire with entrapment. First arriving units were faced with heavy fire conditions in a front room and attempted to push in and search for a victim but were forced out due to heave fire and the floor … Read more

Truck Fire on Rt. 46

Yeaterday just before noon Budd Lake Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire on Rte 46 East at the top of Hackettstown Mountain.  Car 51, Car 52 and Engine 59 arrived to a fully involved landscaping truck with its bed full of mulch.  Engine 59 quickly extinguished the fire with extensive overhaul after due … Read more

Small Brush on Church St.

Engine 53 and Car 51 responded to a small brush fire in a backyard of a home on Church Street, 53 using a trash line quickly put it out. Reminder watch where you put your ashes from a fireplace, they stay hot longer than you think. The fire was not close to the house but … Read more

Santa Arrived

Date Change Saturday the 9th due to weather for Sunday!!!! This year just like last year we will be stopping at a set number of places check out the list and plan your favorite spot. Let’s make it a great community event, plan neighbor gatherings, parties and show Santa some love. We asked and were … Read more

Overturned Truck on Rt. 80

Sunday night during a heavy rainstorm a tractor trailer rolled over on its side around MM 23 west bound closing the roadway for hours. Rescue 55, Cars 51 and 52 responded along with Byram Twp. Rescue 3, the truck was leaking fuel and motor oil over the highway. Rescues 3 and 55 put down speedy … Read more

Tender 57 Double Assist into Byram Twp.

Saturday early morning Tender 57 was requested into Byram Twp. to assist with water shuttle. The Byram chief on scene reported the fire was out and that all water tenders could return so 57 took the canceled and returned. Later in the afternoon the Tender was requested back to Byram for a house fire at … Read more

Small Barn Fire

Early Sunday morning while returning from Stanhope Firehouse on a cover assignment Engine 59 and Car 52 responded on a citywide call for a barn fire on Bartly Rd. Car 51, 91 and Flanders Engine 95 all responded and 59 stretched a handline to the fire which burned itself out. Crews hit hot spots and … Read more