Fire News

Published April 17, 2018

fighters worked to extinguish a blaze in a detached garage at a home on Eleanor Drive, near Wattles and Rochester roads, in unseasonably cold temperatures on snowy, icy roads just after 6 a.m. April 17.

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Published April 16, 2018

The St. Clair Shores Fire Department responded to a call from the Chapaton Pump Station on Nine Mile Road the morning of April 14.

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Published April 16, 2018

WARREN — A combination of wind and ice brought down a high-voltage power line that started a fire and torched 10 vehicles on a dealer lot April 15.

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Published April 13, 2018

A fire that may have been caused by smoking material caused the death of a pet bird in a home on Ursuline Street April 12.

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Published April 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — City residents and businesses could see lower property insurance rates thanks to an improved insurance classification for the Rochester Hills Fire Department.

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Published April 10, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Tragedies have a way of uniting people, but the residents of the 500 block of Washington Road in Grosse Pointe City had an advantage over most neighborhoods — they were already unusually close-knit.

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Published April 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Fire suppression foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, have been found in Michigan groundwater, and state Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer is looking for answers and input on the issue from fire service entities, according to a press release from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

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Published April 3, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — A massive fire completely consumed two homes and rendered a third unsalvageable March 26 in the 500 block of Washington Road.

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Published March 30, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Surrounded by co-workers, family and friends, the St. Clair Shores Fire Department celebrated the legacy of one of its members and the promise of three others.

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Published March 28, 2018

Eastpointe firefighters and police were dispatched to a house fire at 12 a.m. March 20 in the 24900 block of Marine Ave., near 10  Mile and Kelly roads, which resulted in the death of a 44-year-old man who had been inside the home.

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Published March 26, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A two-story home in the 24000 block of Trombley Street, near Union Lake Road, in Harrison Township was destroyed by a fire that started in a detached garage the night of March 24.

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Published March 20, 2018

ROCHESTER — A new report says the city of Rochester should add more firefighters to its station in an effort to slash response times.

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Published March 19, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Four Macomb County fire companies worked together to extinguish a large tractor trailer fire and clean up the subsequent diesel fuel spill along Interstate 94 in Harrison Township March 19.

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Published March 16, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — On the shores of Lake St. Clair, Shore Club’s Sky Tower rises taller than any other building in Macomb County. 

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Published March 14, 2018

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees has approved the recruitment of nine new full-time firefighters in the township to help keep all four fire stations manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Published March 12, 2018

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Fire and Police departments are investigating an early morning house fire March 10 in the 15600 block of Juliana Avenue, east of Gratiot Avenue and north of Eight Mile Road, that caused the deaths of three children.

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Published March 7, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Board of Trustees approved to pay a $6,000 bill for plans on a potential new fire station,  despite the plans not being usable due to the township not acquiring the proper land.

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Published March 7, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township residents will have a say at the ballot box later this year regarding the future of their police and fire departments.

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Published March 6, 2018

A resident of Shady Lane has been displaced after a fire started by a space heater spread through a two-story house.

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Published February 27, 2018

A home in Ferndale has been destroyed after, according to the Fire Department, a resident tried to get rid of rodents by using a smoke bomb, which caused the house to catch fire.

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