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Station 85
116 Front Street
Milton, DE 19968

Phone: 302.684.8500
Fax: 302.684.0202

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Property Damage MVC turns into a MVC with Entrapment

While returning from an automatic fire alarm, the Sussex EOC advised Milton units of a property damage accident ITAO Union Street Ext & Williams Farm Rd. Engine-Tanker 85-2 was flagged down by a civilian who advised someone was in need of medical attention. 85-2 and Ladder-85 investigated and found a vehicle on its side with one patient trapped in the vehicle. Crews made quick work extricating the patient in three minutes. The patient was transported to a near by hospital. Shortly after Milton units cleared. Units responding, Engine-Tanker 2, Engine 4, Ladder 85, Rescue 85, A-85, 85-5 DSFP, DSP.

Sep 27, 2020

Vehicle Accident

Yesterday around 2:30 units were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Lewes Georgetown Hwy. 85-4 arrived to find two vehicles in the roadway with an active fuel leak and a total of seven patients. Crews secured the vehicles and assisted with patient care. Ambulances A-85, D-82, and A-72 transported all seven patients to BMC. Shortly after Milton units cleared. Deputy Chief Hopkins had 85 command.

Sep 26, 2020


Today, the store managers from the Milton Food Lion showed up unnanounced at the station. After yesterdays fire, they thought it fitting to make a donation to the fire department. 100 cases of drinks were donated. This will be greatly appreciated and definitely replenishes our supply after yesterdays major fire. Thanks again to manager John Midash and asst. manager Thom Ludwig and the Milton Food Lion for the generous donation. It is greaty appreciated.

Sep 23, 2020

Multi Residential Structure Fire

Today, Sussex EOC alerted Station 85 along with Ellendale (75), Lewes (82) Memorial EMS (89), and Sussex County EMS for a multi-residental structure fire at 105 Federal St. in Milton. Chief Harvey who was working next door arrived as the call was being dispatched to find a working apartment fire in a "taxpayer" style building, and assisted the occupants of the fire apartment out to safety once the occupants were safely outside, Chief Harvey assumed command and, with the assistance of other Milton Police Officers, began the orderly evacuation of the retail stores and other apartments in the building. Engine 85-4 and Ladder 85 arrived and engine 4 deployed a ground ladder and handline to the "d" side to begin extinguishment. Crews from Ellendale and Lewes arrived and assisted with searches and extinguishment. Ladder 85s master stream was used on areas of the roof deemed unstable for crews to operate on. Station 77 was alerted to assist and responded with an engine and ladder as well. Crews remained on scene for two hours assisting the fire marshall as needed.

Sep 22, 2020

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