Carlisle Fire Company 615 NW Front St
PO Box 292 Milford, De 19963
Friday, August 28, 2015
The members of the Carlisle Fire Company fundraising committee are selling raffle tickets for a set of custom made cornhole boards and bags. Tickets are for sale at $5.00 per chance and will be drawn on December 3, 2015. Please contact any member to get your tickets today.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The Carlisle Fire Company is selling a newly designed T-shirts with three of our pieces of apparatus displayed. All sizes are available. $20.00 per shirt. Stop in today and get yours
Front left chest
Monday, July 27, 2015
On this date in 1883, the fire alarm was sounded from Blair's Factory
and in a few minutes hundreds gathered to help extinguish the fire. But thanks
to a bountiful supply of hose and a large well sunk especially for emergencies
of this kind, what might have been a serious conflagration was extinguished
with but little effort.
Source: Milford Chronicle
Friday, July 24, 2015
On this date in 1885 the
fire apparatus at Marshall's Mill has been put into service by using it to
sprinkle around the mill and to wet the roof, so as to cool off the building.
Source: Milford Chronicle
Friday, July 10, 2015
On this date in 1885 fire protection in the Town of Milford as it was recognized was being reorganized and renamed the Milford Hook and Ladder Company. During the reorganization meeting those in attendance elected Dr.
G.W. Marshall, President; Theodore Townsend, Vice President, J.H Apel,
Treasurer; and C Tuttle, Secretary. Mr. Warren Baker was elected Chief; W.N.
Dorsey, 1st Assistant; Geo Little, 2nd Assistant and Seymour Smith, 3rd
Assistant. About twenty-six members were enrolled; four more will complete the
company. Milford now has something she can rely on in time of need.Source: Milford Chronicle
Thursday, July 9, 2015
At 2131 hours, the Carlisle Fire Company was dispatched to a reported house for in the 700 block of SE 2nd Street. Command 42 responded with Deputy Chief JR Griffith (42-16) and was advised by the Kent County Call Board that Milford Police were on scene of a working alarm. Command 42 arrived on scene with heavy fire showing from the attic area, requesting a 2nd alarm, Command advised the first engine in, Engine 42-3 to take the hydrant at Marshall St and SE 2nd St. Engine 42-3 under the direction of Fire Chief Duane Fox (42-15) deployed the rear hand-line to make an aggressive attack on the attic area. Ladder 42 arrived on scene under the direction of Asst. Chief Brennon Fountain (42-19) and prepared for roof operations as 42-19 assumed operations command. Engine 42-4, Rescue 42 both arrived as support teams and also established a rehab area. The Houston and Ellendale were initially dispatched to provide a cover up for Carlisle but were brought into the scene before arriving to Station 42 to assist crews on the fire scene. Two firefighters were transported to Milford Memorial for heat related illnesses with weather temperatures still in the 90's. Command 42 placed the incident under control at 2216 hours with all units working on overhaul. Frederica and Harrington Fire Companies provided the cover-up at Station 42 until all units were back in quarters. Units responding: Engine 42-3, Engine 42-4, Ladder 42, Rescue 42, Command 42, 42 Fire Police, Ambulance 42, Engine 52, Engine 75, Engine 50, Ladder 49, Sussex County EMS, Milford Police Dept, Delaware State Fire Marshall
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
On this date in 1891 work of surveying the streets of Milford for water works has begun. Surveying is done to ascertain the amount of pipe, etc to be bused and where the stand pipe shall be located. It is probable that a point in North Milford will be selected, probably between Third and Fourth streets on Mullet Run.Source: Milford Chronicle
Friday, July 3, 2015
On this date in 1885 the Town Commissioners called a meeting of the citizens last Tuesday evening, to take action on forming a hook and ladder company. The meeting was organized by the election of R.H. Gilman, chairman and Issac Truitt secretary. Hon.W.F. Causey stated the object of the meeting that we wanted a company of good men and that would be a credit to the town.Source: Milford Chronicle
Friday, July 3, 2015
this date in 1944, Howard Wilkins was killed when the B-24 Liberator he was
co-piloting was shot down while on bombing raids over Hitler’s oil fields in
Romania. While on military leave from Carlisle at the time of his death he
served with the United States Army.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
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