• March 14, 2018
    Residential Brush Burning Prohibited in New York State Through May 14

    Ban Reduces Wildfire Risks, Protects Lives and Property

    NY DEC Burn Ban Notice 2018

  • March 12, 2018
    2 Alarm Bedroom Fire on 7 Bills Lane in Milton

    At 0503 this morning Milton Engine Co was dispatched to a reported house fire. Car 39 arrived on the scene with smoke showing and requested a 2nd alarm for a working fire. The first due engine crew (39-30) arrived and stretched a line into the second floor fire. The crew from 39-10 threw a ladder to the A side porch roof to vent the fire room window. The fire was knocked down within 5 minutes. A resident was transported for a burn to a hand received while closing the bedroom door, which ultimately slowed the growth of the fire. Milton was assisted at the scene by Marlboro, Highland and Mobile Life Support. Red Cross is assisting residents with temporary shelter.

    Lesson of the day,close the door behind you! #protectingwithpride

  • March 9, 2018
    Three-alarm fire Friday morning, March 9, 2018, at 417 Old Indian Road in Milton, N.Y.

    At 0948 this morning Milton Engine was dispatched for a dryer fire on Old Indian Road. First arriving Car 39-3 reported smoke showing and requested a second alarm. The crew from engine 39-30 arrived and stretched a line to knock down the heavy fire now consuming the kitchen and threatening the second floor. 39-10 arrived and provided a backup line through the front door. The fire was knocked down within 15 minutes. 2 families were displaced and are being assisted by Red Cross. Mutual aid was provided at the scene by Highland and Marlboro, while Esopus and Clintondale provided stand by coverage.

    There were no reports of injuries.

    The two displaced families were being assisted by the Red Cross.

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