Chapel Oaks Volunteer Fire Department


Friday, June 16, 2017  At 09:45 Truck 15-1 was dispatched to the 3300 block of Hoffa Mill Road in Kelley Township for a working house fire. Truck 15-1 arrived and was requested to open up the roof for vertical ventilation. The crew split with half going to the roof and the rest laddering the building and assisting with interior fire suppression. Truck 15-1 operated on scene for approximately 2 1/2 hours. Units on scene: Chiefs 1503 Derr, 302,303,304,203, 204, Truck 15-1, Engines 2-1, 3-1 (fill site), 3-2 and 3-3, Tankers 3-1 and 5-1, 1561, ambulances from companies 2 and 8. Photos by Jay Mabus.




Wednesday, June 14, 2017  Wednesday June 14, 2017 members of the Milton Fire Department took part in Milton's Bicentennial Flag Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park. Photos by Jay Mabus.




Wednesday, June 14, 2017  At 19:27 the 15 House was dispatched to the 2500 block of Shakespeare Road in West Chillisquaque Township for a reported car fire. Chief 1503 arrived to find a passenger car with smoke coming from the dash area of the car. Engine 15-2 arrived and pulled the bumper line fire extinguishment. Units on scene: Chiefs 1502 Lupo and 1503 Derr, Engine 15-2, MICU 15-2, 1561 and PSP. Photos by Jay Mabus.




Wednesday, June 14, 2017  At 18:37 Tanker 15-1 was dispatched to a second alarm barn fire in the 1700 block of Spruce Run Road in Buffalo Township. Tanker 15-1 dumped 5400 gallons of water before returning to service. Photos taken by Jay Mabus.




Tuesday, June 13, 2017  At 17:43 the Milton Fire Department was dispatched to the alley between Turbot Avenue and Locust Streets for a garage fire. Chief 1502 arrived on scene to find a well involved garage in the alley east of Turbot Avenue with heavy fire impinging on a house. 1502 requested a second alarm. Chief 1501 arrived and established command. Engine 15-2 was heading to a public function when the call was dispatched and arrived on the scene with in minutes. Engine 15-2 laid a supply line from the hydrant at Locust Street and Turbot Avenue. The crew from Engine 15-2 pulled a 2" attack line and stretched to the front of the garage. Members knocked the bulk of the fire down and protected the exposure building as other units arrived on scene. Engine 15-1 laid an additional supply line on Park Ave. and their crew pulled a 1 3/4" attack line and helped Engine 15-2's crew extinguish any remaining fire and overhaul. Mutual aid crew's from companies 5, 9, and 2 assisted with overhaul and relieving the initial attack crews due to temperatures being in the mid 90’s. Units on scene: Chiefs 1501 Stump, 1502 Lupo, 1503 Derr, 501, 502, 503, 901, 903 and 1701, Engines 15-2, 15-1, 9-1 , 17-1 and 5-1, Trucks 15-1 and 2-1, Rescue 5-1, Traffic 15, MICU 15, Ambulance 5-1, and Milton Police Department. Lycoming Rescue 13, Engine 12-1, and NC Truck 73 all transferred to Station 15 to provide protection while units operated on scene. Photos by Jay Mabus.




Wednesday, June 7, 2017  Please join us in congratulating two of our members for graduating from Milton High School class of 2017 Noah L Wilson and Ronnie Reich. Good luck in your future endeavors men!




Tuesday, June 6, 2017  Tuesday June 6, 2017 members took advantage of some extra time after our monthly maintenance night to work on some forcible entry skills.




Wednesday, May 31, 2017  Wednesday May 31, 2017 members of Milton High School class of 2017 and junior members of the National Honor Society participated in Milton High School’s Annual Community Service Day. Students spent the day giving back to the community in various places around town including the fire stations. The group spruced up both flower beds at our Ridge Ave. and Race Street stations along with painting lines for our parking spaces and in the truck bays. The Milton Fire Department would like to thank these students for all their hard work and dedication to the Milton community. THANK YOU!!




Tuesday, May 30, 2017  At 21:21 the Milton Fire Department was dispatched to North Front Street in the Borough for an odor of something burning in a multi family residence. Chief 1501 arrived to find a strong odor of something burning in a bedroom in the upstairs apartment. Engine 15-1 arrived secured a water supply and stretched a dry line to the second floor while the officer began scanning the residence with his TIC. With nothing definite being found and the odor not dissipating, command requested an additional engine and truck to the scene. Truck 15-1 arrived next and set up on the "A" side while its crew assisted in searching the building with its TIC. Truck 2-1 arrived and set up on the "C" side while Engine 9-1 stood by at a hydrant 2 blocks away. Units eventually narrowed down the cause of the odor as a faulty ceiling fan. Units responding and on scene: Chief 1501(Stump), 1502(Lupo), 1503 (Derr) Engine 15-1 and 9-1 (Warrior Run) Truck 15-1 and Truck 2-1 (Lewisburg), MICU 15, Company 15 Fire Poilice, and the Milton PD.




Tuesday, May 30, 2017  At 18:00 the Chief staff attended a "town hall" style meeting with the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay at Union Township Fire Company's social hall in Winfield. The commissioner shared with those in attendance a summary of what him and his staff have been busy doing and also took questions from the crowd. We would like to thank Representative Lynda Culver and Representative Fred Keller for organizing the meeting and to Union Township Fire Company for hosting the meeting.



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