Fire News

Published December 8, 2017

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Fire Department stretchers are inspected twice per year, interim Fire Chief Ryan Koepp said, but two of them unexpectedly failed inspection in November, leaving the department looking for replacements quickly.

Read More

Published December 8, 2017

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Township officials say the 2018 township budget — presented in a public hearing at a Board of Trustees meeting Dec. 4 — is the result of years of good planning and careful spending.

Read More

Published December 8, 2017

TROY — A family is unable to return to their home on London Court, near Wattles and John R roads, after a blaze swept through the garage of the two-story home just after 1:15 p.m. Dec. 7. 

Read More

Published December 6, 2017

SOUTHFIELD — Flames briskly blazed through two local nature preserves recently in an attempt to improve the land. 

Read More

Published December 4, 2017

Saving lives brought a Shelby Township firefighter and a Troy Beaumont ER nurse together.

Read More

Published November 14, 2017

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Fire Department is investigating a Nov. 11 house fire just north of Hall Road in Macomb Township that has left a family homeless.

Read More

Published November 13, 2017

A fire that started just after 4:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the attached garage of a one-story home on Sheffield Street, near 14 Mile and Stephenson Highway, shot flames 15 to 18 feet high.

Read More

Published November 6, 2017

FRASER — On Monday afternoon, the Fraser Department of Public Safety was investigating a fire that occurred at Fraser Manor Apartments, located in the 31000 block of Fraser Drive. Flames were estimated to have reached 20 feet high.

Read More

Published October 30, 2017

Quick reaction by an alert homeowner and an equally quick response from the Public Safety Department kept a chimney fire from destroying a home on Lake Shore Road Monday morning.

Read More

Published October 25, 2017

Published October 13, 2017

WARREN — Five people escaped serious injury Oct. 10 thanks to the quick actions of Warren police responding to what was being investigated at press time as a suspicious fire at a motel near Chicago Road and Van Dyke Avenue.

Warren Fire Commissioner Wilburt “Skip” McAdams said fire crews were summoned at 3:13 a.m. to a commercial fire at America’s Best Value Inn & Suites, where they were met by Warren police.

“Police were in the area. They arrived to find fire outside of the apartment, and the fire damaged two units,” McAdams said.

Read More

Published October 6, 2017

MADISON HEIGHTS — A motorist struck another driver and sent the other driver veering off the road and into a Madison Heights home, with the car catching fire but the driver escaping to safety, according to police.

Now the motorist who started the chain reaction is facing misdemeanor charges. 

Read More

Published October 4, 2017

Chemical-infused or oily rags are being blamed for an early-morning house fire in  Sterling Heights, and the Sterling Heights Fire Department is instructing residents on the best way to dispose of those materials.

The blaze reportedly happened around 5:52 a.m. Sept. 24 in the 8800 block of Radner Drive, which is located by Clinton River Road and Canal Road. When firefighters from fire stations 1, 2 and 5 arrived at the scene, they reportedly discovered that the fire had already “vented through the roof,” according to the SHFD.

Read More

Upcoming Events

Sterling Heights
Annual Christmas gala
6-10 p.m.
Penna’s of Sterling
Rochester
Downtown Rochester winter farmers market
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Rochester Fire Department
Grosse Pointe Woods
'The 1940s Radio Hour' performances
8 p.m.
University Liggett School auditorium
Farmington Hills
Farmington Hills
Cats and kittens adoption event
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Petco

MORE LISTINGS

ADD AN EVENT

FULL CALENDAR

Newsroom tweets

Tweets by C & G Newspapers journalists
Reporters' opinions are their own and retweets do not equal endorsements.