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Posted Thursday, October 18, 2018

Heritage Fire Truck DonationThe Milton Fire Department recently received a donation of a 1956 GMC pumper truck from Mr. John Grange of Lothlorien Farms. The pumper truck was originally owned by the Milton Fire Department but was later purchased by Mr. Grange, who planned to use it on the farm as a watering truck. After 28 years, Mr. Grange has donated the truck back to the fire department to be refurbished to its original design. The pumper truck history with the town dates back to the 1977 official opening of Milton&rsqu...

Posted Friday, October 05, 2018

Fire Prevention WeekHome fires today can burn faster than ever. Occupants may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice. The Milton Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign: Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. The campaign works to educate the public about basic but essential ways to quic...

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 ...