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Fire News

Published July 10, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Dry weather conditions and high temperatures contributed to a high possibility of a brush fire occurring locally during the first week of July, and that potential flared up recently on eastbound Interstate 94 between Stephens Street and 10 Mile Road.

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Published July 9, 2020

CLAWSON/ROYAL OAK — Both Clawson and Royal Oak first responders reported that calls for service significantly decreased during the Fourth of July weekend.

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Published July 8, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — A fast and furious storm hit a portion of Royal Oak July 7.

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Published July 7, 2020

TROY — Jeff Gifford, Troy’s Firefighter of the Year, was interested in firefighting from a young age.

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Published July 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — At 23 years old, Grosse Pointe Farms’ Engine 3, a fire pumper truck, still looks good on the outside, but public safety officials say interior controls are another matter.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township family is now without a home after a fire broke out in their residence June 30 in the Bannister Lakes Subdivision, near 21 Mile and Schoenherr roads.

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Published July 2, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The city of Roseville bid farewell to Fire Chief Mike Holland and celebrated the promotion of his successor, Brian Kanigowski, at the regular City Council meeting June 23.

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Published July 2, 2020

FERNDALE — A fire in the CN rail yard July 1 caused two explosions, according to the Ferndale Fire Department.

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Published June 23, 2020

FERNDALE — In mid-May, a 34-year-old man was arrested by local police for allegedly causing multiple fires in an unoccupied town house.

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Published June 23, 2020

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — After a fire consumed their home earlier this month, a local family is thankful for the generosity of family and friends who are helping them recover from their loss.

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Published June 23, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — COVID-19 has brought about numerous changes across society, including changes to a lemonade stand that has benefitted Macomb County for the last decade.

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Published June 22, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — As a Macomb Township firefighter, Joe Warne typically helps others facing medical issues and difficult circumstances.

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Published June 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Paramedics dedicate themselves to saving lives, but in times of pandemic, they must also take extra care to protect their own.

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Published June 18, 2020

HARPER WOODS — The city of Harper Woods reached a new agreement with its police and fire unions regarding other post-employment benefits that both the unions and city said they found favorable.

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Published June 16, 2020

WARREN — A Warren firefighter escaped injury after he fell through a floor weakened by fire at a home near Martin and Schoenherr roads June 14.

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Published June 12, 2020

WOODS — On the morning of June 12, a DTE Energy press release indicated that there were Grosse Pointe Woods residents still experiencing power outages due to the windstorm that hit the evening of June 10.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — A woman on Hopedale Drive, near John R and Long Lake roads, called 911 at 3:45 a.m. June 7 to report that her smoke alarms had activated.

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Published June 5, 2020

WARREN — The cause of the fire that damaged Warren’s Big Boy last month remains unknown, but the company is apparently committed to reopening the restaurant at 12 Mile and Hoover roads.

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Published June 4, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For firefighters and paramedics, the pandemic has meant altering their approach both in the field and back at the base.

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Published June 2, 2020

ROYAL OAK — An 11-year-old cat named Gremlin is dead after likely succumbing to smoke inhalation in an apartment fire, despite Royal Oak firefighters’ best efforts to save the cat’s life.

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