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

Phone: 302.684.8500
Fax: 302.684.0202

Fire Prevention

Anyone intrested in participating in the fire prevention for this year, will have to pick up the fire prevention packet from 112 Chestnut St. The packets are to be turned in by 1/31/2021 at 112 Chestnut St on the front porch. Thanks.

Station 85 Building Campaign

Anyone who would like information on our building campaign, how to donate, who to talk to, fundraising events, etc., please visit our building campaign website at the following link; station85campaign.org

Vehicle Accident with Entrapment

At 0720 hours, Station 85 was alerted for an accident on Coastal Hwy in the area of the Broadkill Bridge. Shortly after dispatch, the EOC upgraded the call to a MVC with entrapment and added a rescue from Lewes (82) to the response. Milton and Lewes units arrived and were able to quickly extricate the entrapped driver. One patient was transported by ground to Beebe, the other by Trooper 2 to Christiana. DSP is investigating and Rt 1 was shut down for an undetermined amount of time. Units responding, 85-2, 85-4, 85-00, A-85, B-85, Rescue 82, 82-8, 82-9, E-82, Medic 111, Medic 204, EMS 100, DSP, DSFP, DelDot.

Dec 22, 2020

Residential Fire

At 0339 hours, Sussex EOC alerted Sta. 85 for a vehicle fire at 20360 Harbeson Rd. 85 Command responded with Asst. Chief Reynolds and was advised the caller stated a vehicle was on fire with exposure to a home. Command arrived minutes later and confirmed a vehicle well off with extension to and attached garage. The call was upgraded to a residential structure fire and Lewes and Indian River Fire Companies were alerted to assist. Engine Tanker 85-2 arrived just behind Command and deployed the front “Kentland” lay and knocked down the bulk of the fire in a few minutes. Command scaled the response back to just the Milton units. 85 units remained on scene for an hour completing overhaul. Units responding 85-2, 85-4, Tanker 85, Ladder 85, A-85, 82-1, 80-3, DSFP.

Dec 13, 2020

Barn Fire

Crews from Station 85 handled a barn fire in the Harbeson area. Crews arrived to find a small section of hay that had been extinguished by the farmer. Crews wet the area down and checked for extension. The farmer believes one of their sheep knocked over a heat lamp. Engine-tanker 2 and Engine 4 made the response. Deputy Chief Hopkins had 85 Command.

Dec 11, 2020

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