Tonight we held our annual awards dinner to honor the member of the department and those who have helped us during the year. Below are the results of the awards and some photos. Without these voluntee...
Traffic control equipment
First responder equipment
2007 Ford Expedition
1996 Spartan Pumper purchased in 2014 to replace 8531 when it went out of service. This apparatus was purchased from Appleton Wisconsin from a fire truck dealer. 8532 has a large cab with plenty of head room and storage. 8532 is located at Station # 2.
1992 KME Renegade Engine. This apparatus was purchased with insurance money from 8536 that was totaled in the March 2nd 2012 tornado. 8535 is located at Station # 1.
Field Unit 8571
2003 Ford F-450
8571 located at Station # 1. 8571 is used for field fires and smaller fires. Crew cab truck for plenty of personnel to respond. Carries all forestry firefighting equipment.
2003 Ford F-450 Chassis Crew CAB 176 WB 60 CA L Truck Chassis Crew
Fish Unit II
2012 Fish unit
5 deep fryers, oven, griddle, pepsi machine, large fridge and freezer, all stainless steel. Thanks to LG&E for helping us out.
1954 Willy's Jeep
1952 Willy's Jeep with a tank and 63 GPM pump making it still useful for grass fires.
1992 Ford F-350
8581 is a 1992 Ford F-350 Rescue Truck, 3-man cab, 4x4, equipped with jaws of life system, air bag system, cribbing, ropes, harnesses and repelling gear. Truck put in service in 1992, as a Trimble County Rescue Squad vehicle until 1998, when it was split between the Milton and Bedford fire depts. and was added to the Milton Fire Fleet in 1998 as our rescue truck.
Rescue boat 8591
2005 Lowe Roughneck
2005 Roughneck Rescue Boat, is used for water rescue incidents on the Ohio river. Milton Fire District covers about 24 miles of the river. due to the increase in traffic along the river, we started a water rescue service in 1997, after the flood of 1997. This boat was purchased in 2005 and put into service in October 2005, replacing the older 1971 aristocraft boat the department owned.
8591 is located at Milton Station #1.
8562 is a 1999 Freghtliner chassis, with 2006 body and tank. This tanker has a 1885 gallon poly tank, and a 400 Gallon per minute PTO pump. 2 100' attack lines (crosslays), 20' hard suction, 10' hard suction, 50' fill hose. Ability to dump water from all 3 sides of the truck without leaving the cab. Rear mounted camera as well.
8562 is located at Station #1.
Fire danger index
July 4th, 2022
Under these conditions, fires start easily from all causes and spread rapidly.