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MILLERTON — In celebration of 125 years of dedicated service, the Millerton Fire Company marked its anniversary last week with a carnival, fireworks display and parade.

Originally known as the E.H. Thompson Hose Co., the Millerton Fire Company formed in 1892 when a large hotel fire in Millerton created interest of forming a village-wide fire department. At a meeting between the village trustees at the Millerton National Bank, the company was formalized, on Jan. 4, 1892, and the company was later named after former Millerton bank president, Edward Harris Thompson, on Feb. 3....