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Posted Thursday, December 07, 2017

With the holiday season upon us, we are entering one of the most festive times of the year. But it can also be a deadly time of the year. The Milton Fire Department is urging Milton residents to pay special attention when cooking during the holidays, using festive lights/candles, drinking and smoking.12 Days of Giveaways Contest - Starts Dec 7Brush up on the tips for holiday safety and listen to Milton's myFM 101.3 to participate in 12 days of giveaways to win prize packages!Visit our webpage f...

Posted Friday, November 03, 2017

Kidde, in conjunction with Health Canada, has announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. This replacement program was initiated because certain fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to activate, posing a risk of failure to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Kidde is working with customers to obtain all recalled units and provide replacement options. This recall involves two styles of Kidde fir...

Posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Are you sending a student off to college or university this fall? Help them live safely with these top 10 tips from the Milton Fire Department and the Office of the Fire Marshal: Look while you cookCandle with careKeep an eye on excessive drinkersSmoke outsideUse electricity wiselyClear the clutterWorking smoke alarms are the lawPlan to escapeBe equipped - smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, flashlights, batteries and moreLearn more - see the attached tips sheet or contact usFor more details read...

Posted Tuesday, August 09, 2016

News Release - The Milton Fire Department would like to remind home owners with “basement” apartments (formally known as “accessory apartments”) that they must ensure the safety of their tenants by complying with the Fire Code and other Town applicable laws and standards. The Fire Prevention Division of the Milton Fire Department recently charged the owners of a Weston Road home for various Fire Code offences relating to a residential basement rental apartment. The offe...

Posted Wednesday, July 06, 2016

News release - In the interest of public safety, the Milton Fire Department has placed restrictions on all open air burning until further notice. "The recent hot and dry weather conditions increase the risk of a fire burning out of control by quickly spreading to nearby grass and plants," said Fire Chief Brian Ellsworth, Milton Fire Department. "The lack of rain presents a significant increase in risk of grass and brush fires due to dry conditions and dead undergrowth." Restrictions include ...