Watching the Burn During 5 K

This past weekend the fire department stood by a hot fire pit as runners prepared to run a 5 K run sponsored by the Mount Olive Recreation Department. Engine 59 with a crew of 6 stood by and assisted with keeping the fire burning and at the end extinguishing it. We also had our recruitment … Read more

Firefighting to Law Enforcement

Congratulations to Budd Lake Firefighters Brandon Hart and Pano Tsekouras on graduating from Cape May County Police Academy as SLEO Class II Officers! These young men will be protecting the residents and visitors of Wildwood NJ throughout the summer season. You make your family at BLFD proud and we’ll always have your backs.

Firefighters Assist State Police on The Lake

Just as the ice was getting thin on Budd Lake with warming temperatures people were hanging on to the last bit of ice fishing when late Saturday night police received a call of a missing male that was reported to be ice fishing. Car 50 and Rescue 55 along with the rescue squad assisted the … Read more

Recent Calls Last Week

Over the last week the department responded to 2 motor vehicle crashes and 2 small car fires. 1 Crash was minor and required just general cleanup. 1 Crash the jaws of life were used all patients had minor injuries. The 2 car fires were small one on the interstate with a small fire under the … Read more

Santa Returns to Budd Lake

Santa heard that a little boy and his sisters needed their presents replaced after a fire at their home. So, Santa looked in his 2020 list an found the new gifts and with the help of Firefighting Elves he was escorted to where the family was staying in the trade zones Residents Inn and Christmas … Read more

Longhorn Steak House Burns

On January 18th Monday night just before midnight Flanders and Budd Lake Fire Companies responded to the Longhorn Steak House on International Dr. for a reported structure fire that came in as a fire alarm and was quickly reported from police as a working fire from the dumpster area. Car 90 arrived and confirmed a … Read more

House Fire in Budd Lake

Late Sunday night just before midnight January 17 Mount Olive Fire Departments (Budd Lake & Flanders) were dispatched to Bridle Lane in the Budd Lake section of town for a report of a house fire. Car 50 and 52 arrived and reported a working fire and transmitted a second alarm followed by car 51 and … Read more

Small Dumpster Fire in Kings Village

The fire department was dispatched to the parking lot of Kings Village Building U for a report of a dumpster fire, Engine 53 and the chiefs arrived and found a small fire inside the 5-yard dumpster. The crew used a trash line and quickly put the fire out all units returned to service within a … Read more

Truck Rolls into River

Recently the Fire Department was dispatched to the Budd Lake Fire House for a truck into the river. Car 52 reported a utility type truck the was half over the embankment and half into the river behind the fire house. Engine 59’s crew put out some absorbent booms behind the truck to stop any oils … Read more

Apartments go in Budd Lake

Thursday morning around 8:30 am calls came into the dispatch center for Village Green Apartments reporting a kitchen fire. Car 51 and 52 arrived and reported a working fire with flames coming out the second-floor windows. Engine 53 and Ladder 58 came in, the engine crew stretched a line to the second floor and the … Read more