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Carlisle Fire Company 615 NW Front St

PO Box 292 Milford, De 19963
Phone: (302)422-8001
Fax: (302)422-2146


This Day in Carlisle History

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


Working House Fire Caused By Lighting Strike

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



MVC Overturned with Entrapment

Thursday, July 2, 2015  Story to follow



Early Morning MVC

Tuesday, June 16, 2015  At 0606 hours, Carlisle Fire Company was dispatched to a reported MVC with subjects trapped in the 8500 block of Shawnee Rd.  Fire Captain Rick Deputy (42-22) responded with Command 42, arriving on scene of a two vehicle MVC where patients had already self extricated themselves.  Rescue 42 responded under the direction of Fire Chief Duane Fox (42-15) and was advised by Command 42 to assist with patient care as well as secure both vehicles.  A total of three patients were transported to Milford Memorial Hospital.  

Units responding:  Rescue 42, Engine 42-5, Command 42, Ambulances 42, 42 Fire Police, DSP. 



Carlisle participates in Hero Day at Milford Library

Saturday, June 13, 2015  The Carlisle Fire Company attended the Milford Public Library Super Hero Day with Engine 42-4.  The event was designed to show awareness of all Super Heroes including those Super Heroes within our Milford community.  Throughout the day, the CFC gave tours of Engine 42-4, demonstrations of the SCBA equipment, and allowed for a little hands with the firefighting tools.  Special thanks to Asst. Chief Brennon Fountain, Capt. Billy Caiola, FF Vada Sample, and Jr. Members Haley Knowles and Thomas Eisenbrey for taking time out of their busy schedules to attend the event.



Carlisle Assist Ellendale with Field Fire

Saturday, June 13, 2015  at 1245 hours the Carlisle Fire Company was dispatched to assist the Ellendale Fire Company with a large wheat field fire in the 9000 block of Clendaniel Pond Rd.  Engine 42-4, previously on a community event in the district, responded with Assistant Chief Brennon Fountain (42-19).  Engine 42-4 arrived on scene and immediately took placement in the field as the crew began an aggressive attack protecting a structure that was threatened.  Brush 42, Tanker 42, and Engine 42-5 arrived on scene and assisted where needed by the Ellendale units.  

Carlisle units responding: Engine 42-4, Brush 42, Tanker 42, Engine 42-5, Engine 42-3, Utility 42-10, 42 Fire Police. 



MVC Subjects Reported Trapped

Saturday, June 13, 2015  At 1543 hours the Carlisle Fire Company was dispatched to the intersection of Elks Lodge Rd and Marshall St.  Safety Officer John McKenzie (42-20) arrived on scene and assumed Marshall St Command.  Rescue 42 responded and was advised by Marshall St. Command there was entrapment and a door removal was needed.  Marshall St. Command requested three additional ambulances to the scene due to four patients needing transport to Milford Memorial Hospital.  Engine 42-5 responded and assisted with debris cleanup. 

Units responding: Rescue 42, Engine 42-5, Command 42, Ambulance 42, Ambulances A-75, A-78, A-89, 42 Fire Police, Medic 101, MPD



MVC with Patient Refusals

Friday, June 12, 2015  At 1208 hours the Carlisle Fire Company was dispatched a MVC in the 400 block of Milford Harrington Hwy.  Command 42 responded with Fire Captain Rick Deputy (42-22), after arriving on scene Command found no injuries to the occupants of both vehicles but did have units respond in due to extensive debris clean up. 

Units responding:  Rescue 42, Engine 42-5, Command 42, Ambulances 42, 42 Fire Police, MPD.



Carlisle meets with Perdue Farms for annual safety meeting

Thursday, June 11, 2015  The Officers of the Carlisle Fire Company met with representatives of Perdue Farms for an Operational Dinner meeting.  The meeting is an annually scheduled meeting was an informative meeting to discuss the potential safety concerns, plant operations, and resources that would be available in the event of an emergency at the Milford Plant.  The Officers of the Carlisle Fire Company would like to thank the Perdue management and staff for their dedication and commitment to the operations of the Carlisle Fire Company and their service to the Milford community.



Carlisle Participates In Good Behavior Day At Local School

Monday, June 8, 2015  The Carlisle Fire Company along with the Milford Police Department attended the Good Behavior Picnic/Assembly for the 2nd grade students of the Mispillion Elementary School (Milford School District) at the Milford Parks and Recreation.  The students were given the opportunity to learn about the importance of fire safety, learn about the firefighter's turnout gear and equipment, and even given the opportunity to become a firefighter for a day by squirting water from a charged hoseline.  Special thanks to Asst. Chiefs Shawn Hinton and Brennon Fountain, FF Vada Sample, and Engineer Barry Fry for taking time out of their schedules to attend



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