SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!!

 It's that time of year again when the guy in the red suit comes to town. First, join the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, December 6th to welcome Santa to Ridley Municipal building! Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. - Santa is scheduled to arrive between 6:45 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. They will have entertainment, soft pretzels, hot chocolate and visits with Santa for all who attend. Looking to make a difference this holiday season? Donate a toy to the Toys for Tots program! There will be a Toys for Tots collection box at our tree lighting ceremony. Those attending, please consider bringing a new, unwrapped toy for donation to a child in need. 

Next Santa will be on his sleigh on the evenings of December 13th and 14th in Milmont Park. With the help of his "Elves" candy canes and pictures with Santa will be handed out.

Any questions can be directed to this site or mfcstation49@gmail.com

Hope to see you there!! 

     



 

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

Fire prevention will start at 11 am on October 9, 2017. There will be different stations set up for kids to learn about fire prevention. At each station they will receive a reward. There will be several other companies on hand to display their Fire apparatus. Please feel free to look at the trucks and ask any questions you may have. There will be an appearance of Sparky the Dog. Some stations we will have are, How to get out of a house, Stop Drop and Roll, Try on Fire Fighter Gear. Sign up for Smoke Detectors (Milmont Park Residents)(while supplies last) At 11:30 AM there will be a Grease Fire Demonstrations for all. At 12:15 AM there will be a Vehichle Rescue Demonstration. There will be food and refreshments for all Free of charge. For more information please contact 610-532-3232 or Betsy 610-633-7963 This is a rain or shine event.

   


 

EMS Equipment Hot Sale!!

 Due to the recent suspension of our ambulance service and selling of 49-7, we are currently overflowing with EMS equipment. The company is selling new and used durable equipment along with some disposable supplies.

Some items include backboards, mechanical splints, Pedi-Mate, 5QT sharps containers, and many other supplies. Also, D cylinder aluminum oxygen tanks, regulators, and a wall mount 4 bottle cascade O2 system with hydrostated O2 tanks.

For a complete list please contact mfcstation49@gmail.com and a list will be sent. No phone calls please.







   


 

Battle on the Boulevard Softball Tournament

 Due to scheduling conflicts we regret to announce there will not be a Battle On The Boulevard Softball Tournament this year. The officers and members of Station 49 would like to thank everyone that has helped out and played in the game the past 3 years. Last years tournament raised over $3000 for a total of over $12k over the three years the game we held. We will be back in game mode for next year for anybody wanting to play!

   


 

Passing of Long Time Member

Wednesday, August 24, 2016  It is with heavy heart the Milmont Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of Honorary Member Authur N. Grenier Jr. early this morning. "Arty", as he was well known to many, was 64 years old and joined the fire company in 1975 (40 + years). He held many positions including but not limited to Safety Officer, President of fire company, and Ambulance Captain. He was active with fire company fundraisers , helping out as much as he could and was very active with the hall, frequently bartending, he always had a story to tell. Arty is survived by his immediate family wife Carol, Son AJ, and daughter Megan. Funeral arrangements are pending.

     



 

Little League Champion Parade

 Sunday August 14th the crew of Tower 49 helped out with Ridley 9,10 Little League Baseball Championship in their parade. Members Mark Rice (D), Andy Kalesnik, Anne Palumbo, and Amy Jackson (OFC) along with other township fire companies, drove in parade that started at the Ridley Township Library Building, down Morton Avenue, eventually stopping at their field in Darby Road. Players rode in a military utility truck to the field. 

     



 

Run2Respond Cross Country Relay Baton Handoff

Saturday, August 6, 2016  At around 22:30 hrs Milmont Fire Company was honored to be one of the Firefighter 5 Foundation baton hand off points on Saturday August 6th. Founded in 2013, the purpose of The Run2Respond Relay is to help promote first responder fitness and reduce PTSD symptoms. Companies from Prospect Park (08), Folcroft (01), and Woodlyn (67) greeted the runner and passed off to Steve Bender for the continued journey. After the baton hand off at station 49 the baton made its way to Reliance Hook and Ladder Company 61 in Upper Chichester. And then eventually to it final destination in Santa Monica Ca. The officers and members would like to thank the mutual aid companies that came out on Saturday night to help show support. WEB SITE: www.firefighter5.com WEB SITE: www.codegreencampaign.org

     



 

End of an Era

Thursday, July 7, 2016  Congratulations goes out to New Kensington Fire Department Ambulance Service from Western Pennsylvania on purchasing Ambulance 49 (49-7) today. Although sad that the Milmont Fire Company is officially out of the ambulance business, we are happy to see it provide continued EMS service at another fire company.

     



 

Passing of Life Member

The Milmont Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member James "Jimmy" McMillion. Jimmy succumbed to CML (a blood infection) which he had been battling since 2013. He was 44 years old and survived by his wife Karen S. Hancock and was actively raising Lilly and Paul Horne. His two stepdaughters Karen S. Horne, Kati & Chris Brunell, Grandson Kevin Brunell and nephews. His parents Raymond (predeceased) and Shirley (Daltry) McMillion. Siblings: Lynn Corola, Shirley Ann (predeceased as a child), Raymond McMillion. - Jimmy was a graduate of Ridley High School. A memorial service to celebrate Jimmy life for friends and family will be on Saturday June 25th at 11am at Folsom Church of Christ.

     



 

Working Building Fire Ridley Park

Friday, February 5, 2016 18:50 Tower 49 was requested for man power at the working building fire in Ridley Park on the 100 Block McCormick Ave. Tower 49 responded with a crew of 5. Upon arrival the crew reported to the man power pool at the front of Ladder48 and were quickly sent to work on the second and third floor of the attached twin. The crew worked very close with firefighters from Station8(Prospect Park FC) opening up ceilings on the second and third floors for further fire suppression and ventilation. In total, Company 49 had a total of 11 members respond to the call and was in service for a little over an hour. The cause of the fire was still unknown.

     



 
 
 

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