Milton Fire-Rescue operates as a call/paid department. Personnel includes approximately 40 call firefighters and EMT's along with 2 full-time Firefighter/EMTs. The department covers around 800 calls each year. The Department is led by Chief Nicholas Marique, Assistant Chief Devon Pageau, and Deputy Chief Jarrod Wheeler. Central Station is located on White Mountain Highway, in Milton. This station houses Engine 3, Engine 6, Truck 1, Ambulance 1, Ambulance 2, Utility 1, Forestry 1, OHRV 1, and Boat 1. Station 2 is located in Milton Mills on Jug Hill Rd. This station houses Engine 4. Milton Fire-Rescue is also an active member of the Ossipee Valley Mutual Aid Association.
Milton, incorporated in 1802 in the North-Eastern section of Strafford County, is a township of 27,000 acres with a year round population of 4,525 which doubles during the summer months. Milton is located 40 miles from the State Capitol, Concord, and 20 miles north-west of the county seat, Dover. The Spaulding Turnpike is easily accessible and brings Portsmouth within twenty minutes of travel time. Milton Three Ponds is the principal body of water forming with the Salmon Falls River which makes Milton an incredibly pleasurable vacation destination. The Principal Villages are Milton and Milton Mills and both are on the boundary line between New Hampshire and Maine. Milton is on the North Conway branch of Boston and Maine Railroad which carries freight through the town. Milton Mills is located six miles north of the Three Ponds Village and two miles east of Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) on the Salmon Falls River.