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Fire Prevention Open House
Friday, October 3, 2014 
The Milford Township Volunteer Fire Company #1 is hosting their annual Fire Prevention Week Open House on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 9 AM - 3 PM. We are pleased to announce we will be having a Lehigh Valley Health Network Helicopter (10:30 AM), the Bucks County Fire Marshall's Office, Quakertown Police K9 Unit (1 PM - 3 PM), pumpkin decorating, costume contest (up to age 12, based on most original/homemade), Milford Township Food Pantry (donate your non perishable food items!). This is going to an awesome event and we look forward to seeing you on October 11! For further information please visit our Event page on Facebook Image Gallery : see attachments.

1st Annual Car Show
Saturday, September 20, 2014 
The Milford Township Volunteer Fire Company hosted their first annual car show on Saturday September 20th. 26 cars and many others from the community came out. Many thanks to all who supported the event!

Thursday, September 11, 2014 
Members showed their respect today for the brothers and sisters that gave the ultimate sacrifice on 9.11.01. Ladder 57 staged in the parking lot of the Univest Bank at the corner of Weiss Rd and Rt 663 to display the American Flag.

Chief Todd Rummel Memorial
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 
Ladder 57 and Tower 18 fly the flag as members gather to pay respects for past member and Three Forks Fire Chief Todd Rummel. It was an honor to see the support shown to the Rummel family by the community. Though Todd will be missed, he continues to live on inside each one of us. Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here.

Ladder 57 and Tower 18
   Ladder 57 and Tower 18
Congratulations Kidd
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 
Congratulations to Tom Kidd on his recent graduation from the fire academy! Tom is now a career firefighter with Anne Arundal Fire Department in Maryland.

Firefighters Challenge
Saturday, September 6, 2014 
Members participated in Richlandtown's annual Firefighters Olympic Challenge for the second year. Lt. Ryan Watts, Driver Chris Kane, and Firefighters, Evan Lesh, Kurt Lesh Ashley Reston, and Tyler Hitchcock, worked hard to bring home first place overall!

Busy Morning on the PA Turnpike
Saturday, September 6, 2014 
Crews were dispatched at 12:41 AM for a motorcycle accident at the Quakertown Interchange of the PA Turnpike. Crews arrived on scene and assisted EMS, and took up with in 45 minutes. At 8:41 AM crews were dispatched 1 mile North of the Quakertown Exit for a reported automobile fire. Deputy 57 (R. Hunsicker) arrived on scene and determined that the vehicle was overheated and no fire was present. The department was available by 9:00 am.

Crews Run Motorcycle Accident
Monday, September 1, 2014 
Crews were dispatched to a motorcycle accident on Labor Day. It was reported that the accident involved a motorcycle. Upon arrival crews helped EMS by bandaging the wounded, and securing the hazards. Crew took up within an hour.

School is Back in Session!
School Bus Law
   School Bus Law
School around the area either have already started or will be starting on Tuesday. Let us all work together to help keep our children safe! Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the Pennsylvania's School Bus Stopping Law!

Congratulations to Captain 57 and Kletzing Family
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Congratulations to the entire Kletzing family on the birth of Noah Matthew Kletzing

Crash in the Square
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 
On July 22nd at 8:55 am Rescue Box 57-7 was transmitted for Milford Square Pike and Allentown Rd. Engine 57 was on scene within 2 minutes after being dispatched and reported negative entrapment with minimal structural damage to the dwelling. Units cleared after 60 minutes in service.

AFA to Fill the Box
Sunday, July 20, 2014 
On July 19th at 12:43 am MTFD was dispatched to the Hampton Inn on Rt 663 for an automatic alarm. Chief 57 went responding shortly after and Bucks County Radio gave reports of smoke on the 1st floor. Chief 57 upgraded the assignment to a tactical box brining additional resources. Ladder 57, Engine 75, Engine 57 arrived within minutes of each other and quickly went into service. After investigations and smoke throughout the 3rd floor the decision was made to fill the box. The fire was quickly extinguished and crews went to work checking for extension. The fire is currently under investigation. Crews went available at approximately 3:45 am. Thank you to all the mutual aide that responded to assist.

(Photos courtesy of Adam Finger Photography)

Milford Command
   Milford Command
Ladder 57
   Ladder 57
Motor Vehicle Accident
Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:13
Company responded to an accident in the 2600 block of Allentown Rd with reports of car into a pole and wires down in the roadway. The driver was ok, no extrication needed, and their condition was assessed by the squad. Fire police along with the wrecker remained on-scene until utility companies could clear the larger debris from the road.

Is your pool filled?
   Is your pool filled?
Pool filling season has arrived! This is just another service we provide to the community. If you need your pool filled or just topped off please give us a call at 215.536.1765 or EMAIL:

3500 gallons per load

  • In the township $120.00 Per load
  • Outside of the township $135.00 Per load
DO NOT DIAL 911 FOR POOL FILLS (Yes, this has happened before)

Jr. Firefighter Day Camp a HUGE Success!
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Yesterday, June 28, 2014 about 70 children ages 5-13 in the surrounding communities came to Milford Township Fire Department to participate in the Jr. Firefighter Day Camp. They tried out some of the equipment and learned about fire safety. This program was the first of it's kind for the Firehouse and will most likely be an annual event! Thank you to all of the Volunteer Members who came out to support the event and to make this a very special day for so many children in our area! A very special Thank You to our sponsors also! Univest Bank - Milford Branch, Biagioli Construction llc, D W Reynolds, LLC, Giant - Coopersburg, Giant, Quakertown North Plaze, Giant - Quakertown, BJ's Wholesale Club, K. Heeps, Inc. Without all of these business' this program would not have been a success. Thank you again!

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