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Published September 25, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Fire Department will receive a $2.4 million federal grant to hire 15 full-time-equivalent firefighters, slashing emergency response times citywide.

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Published September 24, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The winning design for the Shelby Township Fire Department’s open house banner contest was revealed Sept. 20 at Shelby Township Fire Department No. 1, located at 6345 23 Mile Road.

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Published September 18, 2018

TROY — Take a look inside the fire station in your neighborhood and meet with volunteer firefighters during the Fire Department open house 1-4 p.m. Oct. 7. 

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Published September 17, 2018

WARREN — A total of seven pets died as a result of two accidental kitchen fires in Warren homes during the first two weeks of September.

 

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Published September 14, 2018

ROSEVILLE — The vote to accept a grant benefiting the Roseville Fire Department turned contentious with the addition of a controversial provision at the Roseville City Council meeting Sept. 11.Read More

Published September 14, 2018

A pair of witnesses played a key role in rescuing two residents from a house fire, according to the Sterling Heights Fire Department. The Fire Department was notified of a fire in the 43000 block of Hartwick Drive, which is located near Schoenherr and 19 Mile roads, at around 10:50 p.m. Sept. 10.Read More

Published September 5, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield City Council recently approved the purchase of several new vehicles and equipment for the Fire Department.  At its Aug.Read More

Published September 4, 2018

TROY — Faith the fire dog, a border collie who retired from her community service in 2013, when she was diagnosed with Addison’s disease and needed to avoid stress, passed away in February 2015 after her kidneys failed at age 15.

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Published September 4, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City’s new Public Safety Department building couldn’t be coming at a better time.

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Published August 28, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills Fire Department Chief Jon Unruh wants to heat things up in the annual charity competition Chiefs Cooking for Kids in October.

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Published August 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham provided the Clinton Township Board of Trustees with an update on the collaboration of dispatch services Aug. 6.

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Published August 17, 2018

DETROIT — Detroit Fire Department members are joining firefighters from around the country Aug. 14-17 out on the streets to collect money as part of the annual Fill the Boot campaign.

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Published August 14, 2018

TROY — Troy Fire Station 4 Lt. Shawn Hugg was chosen by his peers as 2018 Troy Firefighter of the Year. 

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Published August 8, 2018

ROSEVILLE — Since the Roseville City Council in early June repealed an ordinance to create a Department of Public Safety, the administrative committee that was set up to discuss police and fire operations and recommendations has had two meetings — the last being July 24 — and it wiRead More

Published August 6, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — An apartment unit went up in flames recently due to what appears to have been an electrical issue.  

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Published July 31, 2018

WARREN — Accumulated gas from a valve left open in an apparent attempt to turn on water service caused an explosion that destroyed a home and rocked the neighborhood near Hoover and Stephens roads early July 28.

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Published July 31, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety officers will soon be able to breathe easier when fighting fires.Thanks to several large donations from a resident who wishes to remain anonymous, the department is able to order new self-contained breathing apparatuses.

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Published July 31, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Seniors could be getting health care-related home visits soon from Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety officers, who are all either certified paramedics or certified emergency medical technicians.

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Published July 30, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Following years of dedicated effort, the Beverly Hills Department of Public Safety’s firefighting services saw a drastic increase in their Insurance Service Office rating.

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Published July 25, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — The Farmington Hills Fire Department is working to join the Oakway Fire Department Mutual Aid Group.

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