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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. ┬áBurn 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...

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2019

News Release The Milton Fire Department frequently responds to potentially serious incidents of sump pumps overheating in residential homes. The severity of these incidents can result in thousands of dollars in financial losses for home owners and in some cases can cause serious injury or death. “The Milton Fire Department wants to remind residents that sump pumps have to deal with high volumes of water during the springtime due to rainy weather and moisture collecting in the ground fr...

Posted Wednesday, January 02, 2019

The Milton Fire Department recently welcomed five new full-time firefighters, approved last year as part of Milton's 2018 Budget. The new crew will initially be stationed at Fire Station No. 4 and move to Fire Station No. 1 when construction is completed in 2019. The additional full-time crew will provide an enhanced level of service to the community, especially during the peak hours of 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. when the Milton Fire Department receives upwards of 65 per cent of its calls for service. &...