Fire News

Published May 16, 2018

TROY — Troy firefighters responded to a fire at a home on Tanglewood Drive, in the Coolidge Highway and Square Lake Road area, just before 11:30 a.m. May 4. The caller reported seeing flames and smoke up to the ceiling. 

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Published May 15, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Fire Department recently launched a new social media campaign that Fire Chief John Cieslik said will give residents quicker access to department news and fire safety information.

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Published May 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Now that spring is here, many residents might be tempted to have a bonfire or to get rid of fallen winter branches by burning them. 

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Published May 15, 2018

FERNDALE — A man involved in a hash oil explosion at a Ferndale building will have his case bound over to Oakland County Circuit Court.Read More

Published May 14, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Macomb Township firefighters had to fight a house fire on the evening of May 8 that may have been caused by an exploding propane tank in the garage. Macomb Township Deputy Fire Chief Adam Munro said the department got the call around 7:30 p.m.Read More

Published May 14, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — At least eight apartments were destroyed in a fire May 6 in Shelby Township, but no one was injured during the incident.

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Published May 9, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP/SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Residents in Macomb Township and Shelby Township could see their homeowners insurance go down a few dollars each year thanks to work done by the local fire departments.Read More

Published May 9, 2018

WARREN — A woman’s trip to the hospital with three children who apparently fell ill at a home on Jewett Avenue prompted a welfare check from the Warren Fire Department on May 7. That lead to a massive public safety response, a police investigation and the potential for criminal charges.

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Published May 8, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Township officials are examining two sites near the intersection of Adams and Silverbell roads for a new fire station location.

 

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Published May 8, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For those who want to fulfill their childhood dream of becoming a firefighter but haven’t been certified, now is your chance to do so in West Bloomfield.

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Published May 3, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Thirteen Macomb County first responders and military members were honored May 1 for their services during a National Loyalty Day ceremony in Mount Clemens.

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Published May 2, 2018

WARREN — Two people were rescued from an apartment building near Frazho and Hayes roads May 2 during an early-morning fire that gutted the structure and displaced eight families.

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Published May 1, 2018

TROY — A towing firm spilled the burning contents of a 30-cubic-yard dumpster filled with food waste out onto a parking lot so firefighters could extinguish the fire near a catering firm at 700 Stephenson Highway just before 5:30 p.m. April 27. 

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Published April 27, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods City Council unanimously voted at its meeting April 16 to once more renew the millage to support police and fire services within the city.

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Published April 25, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — There’s a new sense of excitement emanating from the Clinton Township Fire Department, and it all revolves around one expensive piece of equipment.

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Published April 25, 2018

Among the Sterling Heights Fire Department’s runs to quench blazes, staff has been adjusting to its new advanced life support transport program while embracing future training and technology, according to Fire Chief Chris Martin.

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Published April 24, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 64-year-old man and an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office deputy sustained minor injuries in a 3:18 a.m. April 17 house fire in the 200 block of Sandalwood Drive, a police report states.

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Published April 24, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Continuing a tradition dating back to when fire engines were pulled by horses, the St. Clair Shores Fire Department began the service of its newest engine with a “wet-down” ceremony April 16 at the North End Fire Station, Station 3.

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Published April 24, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Although officials don’t believe arson was to blame, the cause of a monstrous fire that consumed three homes in the 500 block of Washington Road the night of March 26 will never be known.

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Published April 17, 2018

ROCHESTER — This spring, the Rochester Fire Department is giving community members the knowledge and training they’ll need to help their family, friends and neighbors in the event of an emergency or disaster.

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