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.



Deputy Chief Volpone Shares Burn Story for Crozer Hospital

Recently, Milmont Fire Company's Deputy Chief Jay Volpone volunteered his burn experience with the Crozer Hospital Burn Center (Chester, Pa.) for an advertisement spot. Follow the link to see the video ad and stay tuned for information to the 4th annual Battle of the Battle softball tournament. The annual tournament (Co-founded by both the Milmont Fire Company and Folsom Fire Company) is held late in the year to generate funds for the burn foundation. 




DCFA Free Training Conference

Wednesday, December 30, 2015  EDUCATION MADE SIMPLE 2016 You're invited to join Delaware County Firemen’s Association for this 1-day conference for emergency service professionals. 8:00am to 5:00pm Saturday February 27, 2016 at Neumann University Doors open at 7:15am. Please plan to arrive by 7:45am To Register :https://www.delcoestc.org/index.php/courses/course-registration?cid=1 Conference Sessions LODD by NFFF CSI on the Fire Grounds Building Construction, Fire Dynamics Workers Compensation & Cancer Presumption Reputation Management Journalism & Social Media 20 venders will also be on site.



Trustees Voted in Two Year Terms

Trustees who were nominated and voted on unopposed for the 2016-2018 term were: Nancy Sullivan Kevin Margavitch Steve Annas Ryan Curley Next years company meeting dates will be: January 26th February 23rd March 29th April 26th May 31st June 28th July 26th August 30th September 27th October 25th November 29th December 27th All Meetings start promptly at 8pm



Christmas Day Fire Thankfully Uneventful

At about 845 Christmas morning, the company got dispatched to the 500 block of Manor Circle for the automatic fire alarm. Engine 49-2 and a crew of 3 marked up and made the response. Once on location, the Engine Officer was greeted at the front door by the home owner who advised there was no fire, and that they had just burnt breakfast. The company was available with in 15 minutes of the original dispatch.



New Association Membership

Wednesday, December 30, 2015  The Milmont Fire Company is now a proud member of The Delaware County Fire and EMS Chiefs Association. As always, the fire company is always in need of new members. Anyone interested can contact us through this web site, http://makemeafirefighter.org/ or stopping by the firehouse any Tuesday after 7pm and speak to any of the fireman about becoming a volunteer firefighter, Ladies Auxiliary, office support staff, or junior member.



Dryer Fire On Eisenhower Ave

On December 20th company was dispatched for a building fire response in our first due local on Eisenhower Ave. Engine 49-2 with a crew of 5 made the response as well as the tower and 49-9( Chief Burk) and 49-9a(Volpone). Assisting companies included were 67,43,18 and RIT08. Units arrived to find smoke pushing from the building and quickly got to work. The fire was contained to the dryer area in the basement with some minor extensions to the surrounding walls and was handled with a few extinguishers. An excess build up of lint inside the dryer and around the heating element can cause a fire. It is recommended that the dryer panels be removed and the inside be cleaned out. This goes beyond just cleaning the lint trap after each load. An appliance repair/service company can help you out with this.



Ridley Township Santa Parade /Tree Lighting

Please join us this Tuesday night (12/8/2015) for Ridley Townships annual tree lighting on the Municipal  building. Santa will be paraded down MacDade Boulevard on Tower 49 and reach the township building at Morton and MacDade, Folsom. 

After the tree lighting on the front lawn, Santa will be in Garling Hall for kids to sit on Santa's lap and give their Christmas list directly to him. "Elves" will be on hand to give out candy canes. As usual, pictures maybe taken by those bring the children to see Santa.  

Entertainment, soft pretzels,hot chocolate and visitswith Santa for all who attend. Santa is scheduled to arrive between 6:45 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.Toys for Tots will be collected also by The United States Marines



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