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Posted Thursday, October 03, 2019

The Milton Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign runs from October 6 until October 12. The goal is to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe. In Canada, ...

Posted Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Firehouse Subs GrantOn Wednesday, September 4, 2019, The Milton Fire Department enthusiastically accepted a $15,125 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada. This generous donation will be used to purchase 500 new smoke alarms and 500 new carbon monoxide alarms from First Alert. The Milton Fire Department will provide free alarms to residents on an as-needed basis through the Seniors Smoke Alarm program and other public safety initiatives planned for 2019 and 2020. “We are grateful t...

Posted Monday, July 29, 2019

This week the Milton Fire Department is launching its annual Home Safe Home Program, where firefighters go door-to-door in neighbourhoods across Town, educating residents on fire safety and offering free home fire safety inspections. This year's theme is ‘Don't Wait, Check the Date of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.' Typically, smoke alarms need replacing after 10 years, while carbon monoxide (CO) alarms need replacing after seven to 10 years. The Milton Fire Department intends to visit...

Posted Monday, May 13, 2019

To minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries on the Victoria Day weekend, the Milton Fire Department is urging residents to attend formally organized fireworks displays and to take precautions if they are participating in family fireworks. “We want residents and guests to have a fun holiday weekend, but there are serious risks when setting off fireworks,” said Kevin Foster, Acting Fire Chief. “Large formal fireworks displays use trained experts to safely handle and discha...

Posted Friday, April 26, 2019

Before roasting marshmallows in the backyard or sitting by the fire pit with family and friends this spring and summer, homeowners need to obtain a valid 2019 Burn Permit. We’ve enhanced our website to streamline the application process, making it easier for residents to request permits online.  Burn Permits are also available in-person at Fire Station Headquarters, 610 Savoline Blvd., Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The cost of a permit is $50 and is valid for the calendar ye...