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Visitor No: 484367
Middletown, NY October 9, 2020
Middletown Fire Department will hold their Annual Inspection of all firehouses on October 9, 2020 starting at 6 pm. All firefighters are to be at their stations in full dress uniform or appropriate attire by 5:30 pm.
Phone: 945-344-5002
Contact Person: Chief Don Luis
On September 9,2020 Middletown FD was dispatched to a structure fire at 16 Highland Ave. Upon arrival of the first engine a 2nd alarm was dispatched. With such heavy fire upon arrival more water was needed and a 3rd alarm was dispatched to bring water from a different water grid. Middletown FD would like to thank all the mutual aid that assisted us to fight this fire. Middletown PD, Circleville/Silverlake Fasteam, 2nd Fasteam Slatehill, Howells, Pocatello, Goshen, Coordinators 36-11, 36-04, Fire Investigators 108,109,111, Mobile Life and OC 911
The Middletown FD would like to congratulate Jorge Rosales of the McQuoids Truck 3 on graduation from Firefighter 1.
Middletown Firemen responded to a reported structure Fire at approximately 4 am this morning at 7 Wells Ave. The fire was confined to the basement of the structure. 2 Engines and a ladder responded to the scene with a ladder from Slate Hill on standby. There were no injuries reported. The fire is under investigation by OC Fire Investigators And Middletown Police.
At 15:40 Middletown FD was dispatched to a structure fire at 19 Houston Ave. A 2nd alarm was called upon arrival. Thank You to Pocatello, Howells and Mechanicstown for stand by in our quarters. Also thank you to Silverlake/Circleville FAST, Mobile Life, 36-11, OC 911 for your assistance.
Middletown Fire Department Chief Don Luis postponed the Tri annual MFD Inspection parade this week due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He said that the parade will be held next year at a date to follow. This years parade was scheduled for October 10, 2020.
Over the years all have heard of cell phones catching on fire and have seen pictures wether social media or magazines but the Middletown FD saw its first cell phone fire with burns to bed spread, carpet and the patience hand. As they say It’s real !
Howells Fd responds for the house on fire. Upon arrival members were faced with a well advanced fire and light weight construction. An interior attack was made till the roof collapsed and units backed out to operate ? defensively till it was safe for Re entry. Thank you to all the mutual aid companies that assisted Howells Fd this morning.
At 19:11 hours Middletown FD was dispatched to a structure fire at Park Hill Apartments. Upon arrival fire was visible from one of the apartments. At the time of the fire it was very windy which caused the fire to spread quickly. Because of the type of construction with common ceilings it made fire easier to spread to adjoining apartments. Great work by all firefighters on the scene. Thank You to Circleville/Silverlake Fasteam who was put to work when Pocatello Fasteam was called to the scene. Thank You to Mechanicstown and Howells who stood by in our quarters for the duration till units returned and back in service. Also on scene with assistance was Middletown PD, Orange County Fire Investigators and Mobile Life. OC 911 for your assistance. Thank You All
City of Middletown Mayor Joe DeStefano sent out the following important notice to the citizens of the city of Middletown NY
At 00:44 hours Middletown FD was dispatched to a working fire on Smith St. First units on scene requested a 2nd alarm. Car 1 arrived on scene and at 00:46 hours and at 00:57 brought in Middletown Engine 6 for 3rd alarm to hit another hydrant on Low Ave and come in to rear of structure. At 01:36 Howells 111 was brought in from stand by to the scene for 4th alarm and hit hydrant on Wickham Ave. Thank You to Mechanicstown FD, Pocatello FD, Circleville Fast, 36-17, Mobile Life, Red Cross, OC-911 and all our members for all the assistance for this fire.
The city of Middletown civil service is offering the firefighter exam # 68-857010. Applications must be received by March 23, 2020 by 12 noon. The fee is $40.00. Applications can be picked up at the Middletown Civil Service Commission. The written test will be held on April 25, 2020.
The Middletown Fire Department will hold their Inspection parade on October 10, 2020. Lineup will be at 1 pm and the parade steps off at 2 pm. Outgoing Chief Don Luis will be the Grand Marshal.
The Middletown Fire Dept received their new Ladder Truck on Monday January 13, 2020. The mid mount Ariel with a bucket should be in service by the end of the month.
The officers and members of the Middletown Fire Department would like to wish all a Happy and Safe Holiday Season
On Friday December 6, 2019, Middletown Fireman responded to a reported structure Fire at 11 Maryland Ave. Upon arrival and after investigation, a second alarm was sounded! With fast action by firefighters, the fire was knocked down quickly. There are no injuries reported. Photos compliments of Lt. Steve Taggart
Chief Luis and members of the Department traveled to Nebraska This weekend to do the final inspection on the McQuoids new mid mount Ladder truck!
Pictures with Santa sponsored by the Phoenix Engine Co # 4 at the North St Firehouse was a success today! They will meet again next Saturday! Stop in and see Santa!
The Board of Officers and members of the Middletown Fire Department wish all a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!
Friday November 29, 2019 will be the Annual Christmas tree lighting at festival square
The Phoenix Engine Co #4 will again hold their annual Santa run on December 20, 2019 . Also on December 7, 2019 they will hold pictures with Santa at the North St Firehouse.
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