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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.
Middletown Fireman are having a Spook House at the North St Firehouse this Friday and Saturday from 6-10 and on Halloween night from 6 pm to 9pm. All are welcome donations accepted! The Phoenix Engine 4 will also have $2.00 bowls of chili and $1.00 Hot chocolate to benefit the company.
Middletown Fireman responded to a structure on the Railroad tracks off of Charles St last night and again early this morning. The cause is under investigation by the Orange County Fire Investigators. There are no injuries reported
Middletown fireman are on standby at this time with one ladder to cover calls for the city of Port Jervis NY. Port Jervis FD is currently operating at a 3rd alarm structure fire at Clark Motors on Kingston Ave in the city. Mechanicstown FD is currently covering the city of Middletown with one ladder!
Middletown Fire Department hosted a Fire Prevention open house today at central firehouse. There were demonstrations, hose line operations and many other educational stations.
Middletown Fire Department will host a Fire Prevention Open house at Central Fire House Sunday Oct 6, 2019 starting at 11 am until 3 pm. All families are invited to attend to learn about fire prevention in the home and safe escape routes out of the house. There will be many demonstrations presented by the firefighters of the department. We hope to see all of you there. Thank you Photos shown are from last year!
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