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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
Webmaster@carlisle42.com

 
 
 

Carlisle Corn-Hole Board Raffle

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.

   
 

Carlisle Fire Company T-shirts for sale

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

Front left chest

Rear logo

Rear logo

 

This Day in Carlisle History

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


   
 

This Day in Carlisle History

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


   
 

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


     

 

This Day in Carlisle History

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



   
 

This Day in Carlisle History

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



   
 

This Day in Carlisle History

Friday, July 3, 2015 

On 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.




   
 

MVC Overturned with Entrapment

Thursday, July 2, 2015  Story to follow


     

 
 
 

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