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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


Carlisle Responds to Working Garage and Shed Fire

Sunday, September 27, 2015  At 2215hrs, Carlisle Fire Company was dispatched to possible garage fire in the 500 block of South DuPont Hwy.  Milford Police Department also responded and found the incident to be at the rear of the Lutheran Church at 613 Lakeview Ave. Command 42 with Deputy Chief J.R. Griffith (42-16) went on scene with a small garage with fire showing and exposure to shed.  Engine 42-3 responded under the direction of Fire Chief Duane Fox(42-15) and pulled two 1 3/4" hand-lines to extinguish fire and protect exposure upon their arrival. Ladder 42 responded and was assigned to overhaul by Command 42. Engine 42-4 arrived on scene and laid 700' 5" supply to Engine 42-3 while the rest of the crew and assisted with the hand-lines of Engine 42-3. Houston Station 52& Ellendale Station 75 initially provided the  cover up, but were brought to scene later for manpower and was replaced by Frederica Station 49.  Ambulances A42,A52 and 101 provided ems fire scene standby.  Command 42 declared the incident under control within 40 minutes of dispatch and remained on scene for approximately another hour for overhaul. Scene was then turned over to the Delaware State Fire Marshall's office for investigation.

Units on scene:  Command 42, Engine 42-3, Engine 42-4, Ladder 42, Amb. 42, 42 Fire Police, Engine 49, Engine 52, Engine 75, Amb 52, Sussex County Paramedics, Delaware State FM, Milford Police



Large Fuel Spill Shuts Down Highway

Thursday, September 24, 2015  At 15:15 hrs the Carlisle Fire Co was dispatched to 987 Bay RD for a fuel spill. Rescue 42 went responding with 42-23 (Capt Billy Caiola) and was advised that there was a tractor trailer leaking fuel from the fuel tank as a result of a single vehicle mvc. While enroute Capt Caiola requested a Rescue company assist from sta 49 due to the location of the incident. Apon arrival Capt Caiola established Bay RD command, then shut down both lanes North and South bound. The Felton Fire company was requested to respond with the Hazmat spill clean up trailer to assist DENREC with the clean up. Crews from Sta 42, 49, 48, Denrec, and DelDot worked for several hours to contain and clean up the spill that covered both lanes of North bound and South bound Rt 1 and the median. Units responding were, Rescue 42, 42-5, Traffic Control 42, Rescue 49, 49-2, Hazmat 48, Denrec, DelDot, Delaware State Police, and Delaware State Fire Police from Sta 42 and 49.



Carlisle Annual Members Fishing Trip

Sunday, September 20, 2015 



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


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. 



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