Thursday, November 28, 2013
The 2nd annual Milmont and Friends Christmas Light contest is in full swing.Last year they raised funds for both the Milmont Fire Company and sent 55 care packages to the troops overseas. This year they are expanding contest catagories and working with the Milmont Fire Company again to raise funds for the firehouse and **Secret Santa Families. Catagories include: Best Decorations Most Lights Best Business Window Display Best Decorated Car or TruckTo enter to be considered for judging send entry fee of $20 by check with address of home business or vehicle to: Milmont Fire Co. RE: Milmont and Friends 714 Belmont Ave. Milmont Park, Pa. 19033Make checks to : Milmont and FriendsLast day to enter will be: December 20th.You do not have to be a resident of Milmont Park or Ridley Township to enter.**Secret Santa: When you enter you may also send a name, address, and brief description of need to nominate a family in need. When families are chosen they will receive a turkey with the trimmings and some gifts. The families will remian annonymous except for the perosn who nominated the family and Milmont and Friends organizers. On Saturday December 21st, the firehouse will have an open house. All particpants have the opportunity to vote on all the catagories. You will be given a map with a ballot to vote on all the entries that are participating. Decorate your car, truck, kids or even your pets. Further information and questions can be taken on facebook under "Milmont and Friends".
Representatives from the Milmont Fire Company and Folsom Fire Company visited Crozer Chester Medical Center to present a donation of $3,100 to benefit the medical center's Nathan Speare Regional Burn Treatment Center. The money was raised through "The Battle of the Boulevard," a charity softball game between the two companies that was held September 8th.All Proceeds from the event, included fodd sales, raffle ticket sales and donations, went to the Burn Treatment Center.Dan Brees and Chase Frost, two firefighters injuried in a 2007 Parkside Borough townhome fire, threw the first pitch. Brees suffered from burns over 5 percent of his body along with respiratory problems. Frost suffered first and second degree burns over 50 percent of his body. Ridley Area Little League All-Starts, who had made it as far as the state finals, were also honored.The Crozer Burn Center is celebrating the 40th anniversary of specialized burn care in the Delaware Valley. For more information visit http://crozerburn.keystone.orgSome of the people pictured are Ben Salmieri, Ed Grossman, and Mike McNeely of Folsom Fire company and Jay Volpone Sr, Richard Sullivan Jr., and Betsy Sullivan of the Milmont Fire Company.
This Tuesday December 3rd Santa will be heading down MacDade from Woodlyn in the bucket of Tower 49 along with the other township fire company trucks and ambulances. Parade will go down MacDade around 6:45pm and will head to the Ridley Township Municiple Building for a 7pm tree lighting. Refreshments will be given out and Santa will be available in Garling Hall for children to talk with Santa and drop off their Christmas wish lists. Bring your camera!!
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The LODD plaque for Milmont Fire Company Life Member Charles Hornberger will be dedicated on November 12th promptly at 19:00hrs. The ceremony will be held at the Ridley Township LODD Memorial Wall located at 100 E.MacDade Blvd - Folsom.Charlie passed away on July 12th, 2010 from complications of a heart attack after responding to a call earlier that June. Charlie was a life member and dedicated firefighter with the Milmont Fire Company, where he held the position of Assistant Engineer and was also a past Deputy Chief, Captain, and Lieutenant. He also held long standing board positions. He was also past Chief of the S.M.Vauclain Fire Company and gad served previously with the Holmes and Rutledge Fire companies. Charlie was also Assistant Fire Marshal for Ridley Township and the Third District Fire Marshal. He was a member of several Delco organizations, including the Delaware Valley Fire Chiefs Assoc. and the Shamrock Judges.Due to limited space and the nature of the dedication, apparatus will be by invitation only, but uniformed personnel are more then encouraged to show their support for one of their own.
Over the weekend several members were busy with both EMS and fire activities. On Saturday and Sunday EMT's Jackson, Sullivan, Baxter, Rice, and Cornick covered for the 7th straight year the Nick Colleluori HEADstrong Collage Lacrosse Tournament. The tournament raises funds for the awareness of a rare blood cancer that Ridley High School graduate and avid lacrosse player Nick Colleluori contracted and passed in 2006 at the age of 21 just as he was starting collage at Hofstra University. Nick's House located in Holmes also benefits from the tournament and houses families when their loved ones are going throught treatment at local treatment centers. Also on Sunday, several members were on hand at the firehouse for our annual open house fire prevention. Sparkey the Fire Dog, fire trucks from the surrounding area , and Collingdale #2 smoke house was on hand for a fun day. Hotdogs and other goodies were severed and free infomation was given out to the community. A good time was had by all. There are free smoke detectors still availble for Milmont residents with I.D. Please stop by the firehouse on any Tuesday night or call 610-532-3232 and leave a message.
Monday, September 23, 2013
MILMONT FIRE COMPANY WILL BE HAVING OUR ANNUAL FIRE PREVENTION ON OCTOBER 6,2013 STARTING AT 11 AM AND ENDING AT 2 PM. WE WILL HAVE FIRE EQUIPMENT FROM SURROUNDING COMPANIES. WE WILL HAVE A SMOKE HOUSE SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE IN A SMOKEY BUILDING AND LEARN HOW TO GET OUT. FREE GIVE AWAYS, FREE FOOD AND DRINK. COME OUT AND JOIN US FOR SOME FUN. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT CAPTAIN RICHARD SULLIVAN AT 267-538-7145.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
GAME ON!!!! the chairy softball game between The Fighting 49ers and Folsom Fire Company is still a go for this Sunday September 8th. The weather will be a beautiful 84' and partly cloudy for the first pitch at 1pm and there will be food, DJ, and other events scheduled to be held. Those fire companies wishing to attend as a group are more then encouraged to bring one piece of apparatus with you. We ask that due to limited spacing for all those attending that you contact either Betsy or Capt.Richard Sullivan at the numbers listed above.The game is free, but donations of any amount will be greatly appreciated at the gate. All proceeds will goto the Burn Foundation.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Softball Benefit for the "NATHAN SPEARE REGIONAL BURN TREATMENT CENTER" featuring the members of MILMONT and FOLSOM FIRE COMPANIES. We will be raising money to benefit the burn center at CCMC. Dan Brees and Chase Frost, two firefighters who were injured while fighting a fire in Parkside, Pa. on August 12, 2007. They will throw out the first pitch. Molly Jo Gifford will be singing the National Anthem. We will have a DJ "Steve" , bag pipe music, fire equipment from surrounding areas will be on hand also. Donations can be made payable to either Fire Co. Mail to: Milmont Fire Co. 714 Belmont Ave. Milmont Park Pa 19033... We are also offering sponsor spots on our shirts, the shirts will be worn by the players and also available for sale(more details to come): Silver level is $50 to $99 Gold level is $100 to $249 and Diamond is $250 and upYour company name or personal name will go on the backs of the shirts in ABC order with Diamond sponsorship at the top in ABC order and then Gold in ABC order and then Silver in ABC order. Sponsorship deadline is August 30 by 3 pm. Thanks!! For more information contact Captain Sullivan 267-538-7145 or Betsy Sullivan 610-633-7963 Come out and help a great cause. Food and Drink will be available for purchase, raffle tickets, 50/50 all PROCEEDS GO TO THE NATHAN SPEARE REGIONAL BURN TREATMENT CENTER AT CCMC ****TSHIRTS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE ABOUT $10 FOR UP TO A XL AND ADD A $1 FOR EACH SIZE AFTER. If you would like to purchase your shirt in advance just mail a check or money order to Milmont Fire Co. 714 Belmont Ave. Milmont Park Pa 19033 and in the memo section write tshirt and the size you wish. You can even call Betsy Sullivan at 6106337963 and order your shirt.
Thursday, August 8, 2013 14:55
Shortly before 3 o'clock last Thursday, Tower 49 was called to the scene of the 300 block of Hillside Rd Ridley Park for a working house fire. Initial companies of stations 07,08,48 reported heavy smoke coming from the 3 story townhome. Fire was quickly located on the 2nd floor and was knocked down. Tower 49 crew assisted those compaines in ventilation and overhaul of the fire building.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
MILMONT FIRE COMPANY WILL BE HAVING A PARADE FOR THE 4TH OF JULY ON JULY 6TH. STARTING AT NOTRE DAME DE LOURDES. VEHICLES WILL BEGIN TO LINE UP AT 9 AM. KIDS AT 9:30 AM. THE PARADE WILL START AT 10 AM LEAVING THE REAR PARKING LOT OF NOTRE DAME DE LOURDES MAKING A RIGHT ON TO MICHIGAN AVE PROCEDING TO MILMONT AVE MAKING A RIGHT ON TO MILMONT. CROSSING MACDADE BLVD. TURNING RIGHT ON BELMONT AVE AND ...ENDING AT THE MILMONT FIRE CO. PARKING LOT. WE WILL BE PROVIDING HOT DOGS, BURGERS AND DRINKS FREE OF CHARGE TO ALL PARTICIPANTS AND SPECTATORS. WE WILL BE JUDGING KIDS 13 AND UNDER THAT WISH TO DECORATE THEIR BIKES, SCOOTERS, STROLLERS, WAGONS, ETC. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT CAPTAIN RICHARD SULLIVAN JR AT 267-538-7145 HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!!!!!
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