Chapel Oaks Volunteer Fire Department
 
 

FIRE PREVENTION

Friday, May 5, 2017  The Milton Fire Department along with Susquehanna Fire Equipment and Dispatchers from Union County 911 spent the day at the Milton Middle School. Students were taught the importance of sleeping with your door closed, the danger of carbon monoxide, how to use fire extinguishers, how to properly and calmly call 911, and EMS on hand gave the students a brief view of CPR and other equipment frequently used on our ambulances. Photos by Cindie Lytle.

     



 

BURN CLASS

Sunday, April 30, 2017  Sunday April 30th, 9 members attended a structural burn class at Center County Public Safety Training Center. This concluded the essentials of firefighting program for 4 of our newer members. They will now continue on to test for their firefighter 1 certification in a few weeks. A special thanks to the instructors and CPI staff for a great day of training.

     



 

LITTLE LEAGUE CEREMONIES

Saturday, April 29, 2017  Saturday April 29th, 2017 The Milton Fire Department participated in the opening day ceremonies for the Milton Little League. Best of luck to all the athletes on the season ahead.

     



 

2 CAR MVA

Wednesday, April 26, 2017  At 10:51 the Milton Fire Department was dispatched to the 300 block of South Front Street for a two vehicle auto accident. Fire Police Capt. 1561 arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the roadway and one off. All the occupants were out and had minor injuries. Rescue 15-1 arrived and assisted with traffic control and vehicle hazards. Units on scene: 1561, Rescue 15-1, MICU 15, Ambulance 8-3, and Milton Police Department. Photos by Jay Mabus.

     



 

BURN CLASS

Wednesday, April 26, 2017  Wed April 26, 2017 The Milton Fire Department hosted students from Lewisburg, Mifflinburg, Warrior Run, Shamokin Dam, Liberty Township, Pottsgrove, and Turbot Township who are participating in a structural burn class. Students utilized the training house to run hand line evolutions and to practice hydraulic ventilation in preparation for live fire exercise this weekend. Photos by Jay Mabus.

     



 

POSSIBLE BUILDING FIRE

Monday, April 24, 2017  At 21:29 The 15 House was dispatched to assist Lewisburg with a possible commercial building fire in Kelly Township. Chiefs 1502 and 1503 arrived to find normal conditions from the exterior of sides A and D. The box was downgraded and held to Company 2 and 15. Truck 2-1 arrived and took position on side A and the crew started to investigate. Engine 2-1 held at the hydrant while Truck 15-1 took side C of the structure. Crews searched the reported address and the adjoining business’s and found nothing. The box was placed in service.

     



 

CAR FIRE

Sunday, April 23, 2017  At 12:21 the Milton Fire Department was dispatched to the 500 block of Susquehanna Ave. for a car fire. Fire Police LT 1562 arrived and found a well involved vehicle. Engine 15-1 arrived and pulled the front bumper line and made quick work of the fire. The vehicle was in the process of being scrapped when it caught fire. Units on scene: Chief 1501 Stump, Engines 15-1, 15-2, 1562, and MICU 15. Photo by Chief 1501.

   


 

OIL SPILL

Friday, April 21, 2017  At 08:45 the Milton Fire Department was dispatched to Ridge Ave. at Limestone Run for a report of a petroleum product in the waterway. LT 1513 and Rescue 15-1 responded to Limestone Run at Race Street and set up multiple booms in the water to stop the spread of the product. Upon investigation the source of the product was discovered in the area of North Ridge Road in Turbot Township. Utility 15-1 and Hazmat 15 responded to the area of North Ridge Road and setup booms in Limestone Run. Rescue 5-1 was requested to Limestone Run at Filbert Street to also set up booms in the water. Northumberland County EMA along with DEP and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission responded to the scene. Units on scene: Rescues 15-1, 5-1, Engine CO 17, Utility and Hazmat 15, MICU 15, 1561, NC EMA, DEP, PA Fish and Boat Commission, and the Milton Police Department. Photos by Jay Mabus and FF Lytle.

     



 

BLOOD DRIVE

Monday, April 17, 2017  The Milton Fire Department will be hosting a blood drive through Geisinger blood center at our 121 Ridge Ave. station on Saturday April 29, 2017 from 11 am till 6pm. Come on out and roll up your sleeves and give the gift of life. You can preregister at lifespircepa.org and click on make an appointment and find our listing. We hope to see you all there!!

   


 

FRIDAY TRAINING

Friday, April 14, 2017  Friday April 14th members took advantage of the nice weather to get a few of the newer members some time operating Truck 15-1. Friday evening members took the Rescue to the training house and worked with the newer members on doing searches and laddering the structure.

     



 
 
 

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