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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Milford Fire Propane Tank Day!

The City of Milford and the Milford Fire Department will be conducting a “Propane Tank Collection Day” on Saturday April 14, 2012 to collect 20lb propane cylinders (i.e. from gas grills). The collection is for Milford residents only and proof of residency will be required. There is no cost for this collection.

The collection will take place at 55 Wheelers Farms Road, upper parking lot of Station 7. The collection time will be from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The following shall be adhered to:

Have proof of residency ready

Tanks should be transported in an upright position

Safety plug must be in place

Preferable driver only transporting the tank(s)

Valve must be in the closed position

We will take full, partially filled and empty 20lb tanks

DO NOT vent the tank prior to transporting

Tanks should be secured in place to prevent accidental tip-over

Tanks showing signs of damage or deterioration can not be refilled

Tanks should be transported with the vehicle windows open

No smoking during the transport of the tank or in the drop off area

For more information, please call the Fire Marshal’s Office at (203) 874-6321 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Information in this press release was submitted by the Milford Fire Department.


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