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

Phone: 302.684.8500
Fax: 302.684.0202

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Jul 1, 2020

Appliance Fire

Just after 8 o'clock, Sussex EOC alerted Station 85 for a structure fire on Rudder Rd, in the Shipbuilders Village development. Engine-Tanker 85-2, under the direction of Captain Windsor, arrived a short time after dispatch to find a multi family structure with an appliance fire. The crew from the Engine-Tanker quickly knocked the fire with a water can. Ladder 85 arrived next and set up while the crew checked for extension. Asst. Chief Dotterer arrived a short time later and assumed Command, holding the response to the units on scene. Units cleared the building and cleared a short time later. Units responding, Engine-Tanker 85-2, Ladder 85, 85-8, B-85, DSFP.

Jun 17, 2020

MVC with Ejection

Just after the 10 o'clock hour, Sussex EOC alerted Station 85, Sussex County EMS, and DSP Trooper 2 for a motor vehicle accident with possible ejection, on Carpenter Rd. in the area of the Carpenter Farm. Engine-Tanker 85-2, 85-8, and B-85 arrived nearly simultaneously to find a vehicle overturned with the driver laying next to the vehicle. Crews from the Engine-Tanker and assisted EMS with packaging the patient and also secured the vehicle. Medic B-85 transported the patient to Beebe by ground. Firefighter B. Millman, who was riding along with Deputy Chief Hopkins in the buggy had the Command. Units cleared a short time after the ambulance transported. Units responding 85-5, Engine-Tanker 85-2, Rescue 85, B-85, Medic 106, Medic 206, EMS 100, DT 2, DSP, DSFP, MPD.

Jun 13, 2020

Camper Fire

Just prior to the eight o'clock hour, Sussex County EOC alerted Station 85 for a camper fire on Fisher Rd. just e/o Lewes-Georgetown Hwy. 85-8 with Deputy Chief Hopkins arrived first to find a camper well involved with exposures to a woods. Engine-Tanker 85-2 under the direction or Rescue Lt. Jackson arrived and placed two handlines inservice, one to extinguish the fire, and one to protect exposures. Engine 4 arrived and placed an additional handline inservice to assist with extinguishment. Tanker 85 and Engine 85-5 provided water supply throughout the incident. Deputy Chief Hopkins placed the scene under control a short time later and units cleared when ready. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Fire Marshals Office. Units responding Engine-Tanker 85-2, Engines 85-4, 85-5, Tanker 85, Rescue 85, 85-00, 85-5, B-85, DSFP, DSFM.

Jun 9, 2020

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