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Milton Fire Department
Station 85
116 Front Street
Milton, DE 19968

Phone: 302.684.8500
Fax: 302.684.0202

Vehicle Fire

3/5/18 at 06:24 Sussex EOC alerted Sta. 85 for a Vehicle fire located on Lewes Georgetown Hwy in the area of Beaver Creek Estates. Fire Chief Harvey (85-15) arrived on scene just after dispatch and advised he had one vehicle well involved. Engine Tanker 85-2 arrived on scene and stretched the front 1.5” attack line. Del dot was also notified due to the temperature and water on the road. Crews worked on scene for approximately 20 minutes before turning the scene over to DSP.

Mar 5, 2018

Saftey Seminar

3/3/18 Members from Sta. 85 attended a safety seminar hosted by Georgetown Speedway. The members received training on locations of fuel system shut off switches, master shut offs, how to remove different types of drivers safety belts, and how to use a speed board to remove drivers that may have neck or back injuries from the race car. Milton Fire Department will make its first appearance of 2018 at Georgetown Speedway on March 16th.

Mar 3, 2018

Vehicle Accident

3/1/18 at 0357 hours Sussex EOC alerted Sta. 85 for a minor MVC at Sandhill Rd & Gravel Hill Rd. 858 with Lt Hilligoss responded within two minutes and arrived to find two vehicles in the roadway, investigating. E-85-5 responded with a crew of six under the direction of Assistant Chief Clendaniel. Rescue 85 also made a response. Both units worked on securing the vehicles and debris. Command placed the situation under control, and returned all units.

Mar 1, 2018

Passing of Deputy Chief Thomas "Tommy" Jones of Greenwood

The Officers and Members of the Milton Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary offer their thought and prayers to the Greenwood Vol. Fire Co. (station 78) and the Jones family for their loss of Deputy Chief Thomas “Tommy” Jones.

Feb 18, 2018

Vehicle Fire

2/14/18 at 15:24 Sussex EOC alerted Sta. 85 for a vehicle fire in the parking lot of Allen Harim Foods. Assistant Chief Clendaniel (85-16) was in the area and arrived on scene just after being alerted and established Command also advising one vehicle with fire in the engine compartment. Shortly after the initial report command advised fire was spreading into a 2nd vehicle. Engine Tanker 85-2 arrived on scene and stretched an 1 1/2” attack line and quickly knocked the fire. Crew worked on scene for approximately 30 minutes. Units responded were 85-8, B-85, E-85-4, ET-85-2, Rescue 85, 85 Fire Police, and a Fire Marshal (FM10).

Feb 14, 2018

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