Fire News

Published October 22, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Police are investigating two fires that occurred during the evening hours over the weekend at Fairmont Park Apartments. 

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Published October 18, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Some have to say goodbye to make way for others to have new opportunities, Fire Chief James Piper explained as the department wished a happy retirement to Fire Marshal M. Bodnar and swore in Scott Desmadryl, the former fire inspector, as the new fire marshal.

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Published October 18, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The police and firefighters of Madison Heights keep the city safe and will rescue residents in a pinch, but they’re not well-known to many of the people they serve. An upcoming fundraiser will offer a chance to mingle with them, all while supporting a noble cause.

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Published October 14, 2019

TROY — Troy firefighters were called to the busy emergency room at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, just after 10 p.m. Oct. 13 on a report of a fire in a room. 

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Published October 14, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 6-12, and local fire departments took time to get the word out about fire safety.

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Published October 11, 2019

WARREN — Sparks from a welder inside a Warren business reportedly ignited a tire fire that cast clouds of thick black smoke across Groesbeck Highway, near Toepfer Road, on Oct. 6.

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Published October 8, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Five kittens are safe after the quick thinking of some Roseville residents and the actions of the Roseville Fire Department.

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Published October 7, 2019

A neighbor called for help the afternoon of Oct. 1 as flames reached the second story of the home behind them.

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Published October 2, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Fire Department was recently awarded a nearly $1.6 million federal grant to hire eight full-time-equivalent firefighters.

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Published October 1, 2019

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Fire Department’s new chief is a familiar name, as he already has spent nearly 20 years within the city.

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Published October 1, 2019

ROSEVILLE — On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Roseville residents will be able to vote on two ballot proposals that would allow the city to create a pension program for its Police and Fire department personnel that would be separate from the other city employees.

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Published September 30, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The smoke house experience, Sparky the fire dog and the chance to check out the Fire Department’s new quint ladder truck in person are just some of the reasons why hundreds flood the bays of St. Clair Shores’ Central Fire Station each year for the fire open house.

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Published September 25, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — An early morning Sept. 25 condo fire claimed the life of a man in Sterling Heights, according to the Sterling Heights Fire Department.

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Published September 24, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Fire Prevention Week is fast approaching, and with it comes open houses.

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Published September 24, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Fire Department has a new, dedicated fire marshal for the first time since 2011.

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Published September 24, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Fire Department is teaming up with the Roseville Police Department for its annual open house Sept. 28.

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Published September 24, 2019

ROSEVILLE — On Sept. 17, it was announced that five fire departments in southeast Michigan, including the Roseville Fire Department, would receive grant money to upgrade outdated equipment or recruit new firefighters.

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Published September 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights residents who want to learn about how heroes work — as well as how to prepare heroic escapes in their own homes — can attend an upcoming Sterling Heights Fire Department open house.

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Published September 20, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Sept. 19 was a hot day that grew even hotter as a local company set a new Guinness World Record for “the largest ball of lint” and then set it on fire to raise awareness of the dangers of dryer fires. 

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Published September 13, 2019

DETROIT — A woman has been charged in connection with the arsons of three uninhabited houses in the area of Gratiot Avenue and Seven Mile Road.

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