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Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Fire Prevention Division staff at Home Safe Home visit with Milton residentNews Release- Along with blooming flowers and trees, another sure sign of spring and summer is the start of the Milton Fire Department’s annual Home Safe Home Program, where fire fighters visit door-to-door in neighbourhoods across Milton, educating residents on fire safety and offering free home fire safety inspections. This proactive education program operates annually from June to October, focusing on a different residential area of the Town each year. In 2017, Milton Fire Department ...

Posted Friday, June 08, 2018

Fire Prevention Inspector Installing Smoke AlarmNews Release- The Milton Fire Department charged homeowners in two separate incidents this past fall with fire code violations related to smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, which resulted in the homeowners recently pleading guilty in court and receiving a combined total of $3,000 in fines. In the first incident, Milton Fire Department responded to a significant house fire, resulting from an overheated dishwasher, which caused $50,000 in damages. Luckily, the tenants, a family with three ch...

Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Outdoor fireplaceWith the arrival of warmer weather, the Milton Fire Department is reminding all residents who are planning open air burning that they need to obtain a Burn Permit. Open air burning can be a safe, enjoyable and convenient activity as long as it is done within the parameters of the Open Air Burning By-law (#48-2011). Open air burning is legal in the Town of Milton, provided the by-law is followed and a valid Burn Permit has been obtained, where necessary. Open fires, including backyard chimineas ...

Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Union Gas cheque presentationOn Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Union Gas representatives Mark Egbedeyi-Emmanuel and Amin Omer, presented the Milton Fire Department with a $5,000 donation, which is being used to publish a new fire safety communications booklet for public education purposes. For details, see the news release.

Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018

Rendering of Fire Station 1Milton Fire Department Station No. 1 (405 Steeles Avenue East) was built in 1977 and now operates as the Training Centre for fire suppression staff. The approved 2017 capital budget included a project to rehabilitate Fire Station 1 to meet the needs of the growing fire service. Detailed design commenced in late 2016 and construction began in early 2018. Fire Station No.1’s rehabilitation includes: Multiple training rooms, a simulation room and storage systems/space to support the Town&rs...