Fire News

Published January 26, 2022

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The morning of Jan. 16, Neighbors United hosted an outdoor walk to help firefighters who are battling cancer.

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Published January 26, 2022

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While 2021 was a record year for the St. Clair Shores Fire Department, January 2022 has started off busy, as well.

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Published January 26, 2022

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Fire Department was recently awarded a $257,956 federal grant.

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Published January 26, 2022

STERLING HEIGHTS — A divided Sterling Heights City Council narrowly voted against approving a new deputy police chief and fire inspector in their latest amendment of the 2021-22 budget.

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Published January 26, 2022

STERLING HEIGHTS — The impact of COVID-19’s omicron variant on the Sterling Heights Fire Department hasn’t been asymptomatic, but officials say they have taken steps to meet the challenge. 

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Published January 26, 2022

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — You never know when you may encounter someone choking or experiencing cardiac arrest. In that moment, knowing what to do can save a life. 

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Published January 12, 2022

WARREN — Local union firefighters and police officers will enter 2022 with contract extensions on the books. Sources said the amended deals will allow both departments to recruit and retain the employees that will keep them fully operational.  

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Published January 12, 2022

C&G Newspapers

BIRMINGHAM/FARMINGTON — When Alex Calderone, a reserve police officer who volunteers at special events in Birmingham, attended a block party Aug. 22, he encountered a young girl who was choking. He recognized the signs and performed the Heimlich maneuver, and in the process, he saved h

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Published December 20, 2021

No injuries were reported during a residential fire on Solomon Boulevard, near Nine Mile and Haggerty roads, in Novi Dec. 20.

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Published December 20, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A piece of cutting-edge technology played a critical role in saving the life of Grosse Pointe Park Public Safety Lt. Terry Hays and enabled him to get treatment so quickly, he returned to his physically demanding job less than a month later.

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Published December 20, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — Authorities in Madison Heights are investigating the exact cause of a fire that broke out at a local textile-printing factory.

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Published December 14, 2021

C&G Newspapers

HARPER WOODS/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — A family pet was saved from a house fire thanks to the quick response of a member of the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department.

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Published December 10, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The retirement of a 25-year veteran made possible the promotions of three members of the St. Clair Shores Fire Department Nov. 29.

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Published December 9, 2021

TROY — Two Troy first responders are being recognized by the International Association of Arson Investigators for their role in bringing a serial arsonist to justice.

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Published November 28, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Public safety officers in Grosse Pointe Park now have a new tool to improve their interactions with people on the autism spectrum.

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Published November 22, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — Not every call for service involves a crime, fire or medical emergency.

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Published November 3, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Police said an illegal marijuana grow operation started a fire in an industrial building abutting a Roseville neighborhood Nov. 2.

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Published October 29, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores Fire Department was awarded the 2021 Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award from Ascension St. John and the American Heart Association Oct. 18.

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Published October 28, 2021

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Fire Department will soon get a financial boost.

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Published October 26, 2021

WARREN — Down 18 people from its budgeted staffing level and competing with other agencies to fill its ranks and keep equipment rolling, the Warren Fire Department is getting creative in its efforts to find, train and hire firefighter/paramedics.

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