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Station 85
116 Front Street
Milton, DE 19968

Phone: 302.684.8500
Fax: 302.684.0202

Part Time EMT, Firefighter-EMT Positions

Milton Fire Dept. Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Part Time EMT, or Firefighter-EMT. See attached posting for qualifications and salary information.

Broadkill Farmers Market

The farmers market will run every Friday (weather permitting) from Friday, May 18, 2020 to Friday, September 24, 2021, from 4 PM to 7 PM. The farmers market will be held at the river bank property of the Milton Fire Department Inc., 116 Front St., Milton, DE. Parking for the event will be on the gravel lot at the corner of Chestnut St. and Front St. There will be NO PARKING on the asphalt parking lot across from the fire station as this is for emergency response parking ONLY. For more information, contact Mary Ann at 302-745-1642 or Jeany at 302-684-8626.

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

Shed Fire

Just after 1500 hours, Sussex EOC alerted Station 85 for a shed fire on White Pine Lane, off of Hudson Rd. Asst. Chief Millman (85-18) arrived a short time later to find a small shed fully involved with exposure to the residence. Chief Millman requested an additional engine from Lewes (82) to the scene for manpower and water. Engine 85-4 and A-85 arrived next, crews were split with one crew advancing the front bumper line to attack the shed fire, and the remainder of the crew pulling a rear booster line to cool the exposure. Tanker 85 arrived next and staged behind Engine 4. Engine-Tanker 82-4 arrived and crews assisted with overhaul and extinguishment. The shed turned chicken coop was a total loss, with minor damage to the siding of the residence. Fortunately, all the chickens in the coop were able to escape uninjured. Units responding, Engine 85-4, Tanker 85, Ladder 85, Engine-Tanker 85-2, Engine-Tanker 82-4, A-85, Fire Police.

Aug 10, 2021

MVC with Tree Down in Roadway

Just prior to 0400 hours, Sussex EOC alerted Station 85 for a MVC on Cave Neck Rd. in the area of Sam Lucas Rd. 85-8 responded with Asst. Chief Millman (85-18) as officer. Sussex advised that Ambulance 85 was transporting a patient from a previous call and came up on a tree down in the roadway with a vehicle into the trees. Ambulance 82 (Lewes) and 85-8 arrived to find a vehicle into the downed tree with a single patient. 85-00 and Engine-Tanker 85-2 arrived and provided lighting to the area and secured the vehicle. C-82 transported one patient to Beebe Hospital, and Fire Police remained on scene, securing the roadway until Deldot could arrive and remove the tree from the roadway. At the time of the incident, thunderstorms had been moving through the area. Bystanders had also noted beavers terrorizing the area just after the incident. Delaware State Police in investigating. Units responding 85-8, 85-2, 85-00, Fire Police, DSP, Milton PD, C-82.

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