Fire News

Published September 22, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — What’s the best way to safely get out of a burning building? How do firefighters rescue occupants trapped in vehicles? How much does a firefighter’s equipment weigh?

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Published September 20, 2021

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Fire officials are asking residents to brush up on fire safety after three people died from fire-related incidents this month.

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Published September 10, 2021

NOVI — Survey data and community commentary gathered from residents and local businesses by the city this past August will be used to help the Novi Fire Department update its strategic plan and progress in its application to become an accredited department.

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Published September 10, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — By the end of this year, Clinton Township will vote on whether or not to renew a dispatch contract with Macomb County.

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Published September 9, 2021

EASTPOINTE — Any paramedic will tell you that performing CPR properly in a lifesaving situation is no easy task. The Eastpointe Fire Department recently took delivery of two devices created to assist paramedics with the procedure at the scene of an emergency, or on the way to the hospital.

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Published September 8, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Joe Warne once again will take his passion for helping firefighters across the state.

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Published September 3, 2021

BLOOMFIELD HILLS/FRANKLIN — Hung on a concrete wall in the Bloomfield Hills Public Safety station is a large, framed gallery of photos from Sept. 11, 2001.

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Published September 3, 2021

UTICA — Another interesting work of art has made Utica its home this past month, adding more beauty to the town.

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Published August 30, 2021

CPR given by a father helped his 7-year-old boy after he was found unresponsive in a pond in the 5000 block of Nine Mile Road during the afternoon Aug. 26. 

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Published August 27, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — Belfor, a disaster restoration company, honored first responders during Heroes Night at the United Shore Professional Baseball game Aug. 5 at Jimmy John’s Field in Utica.

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Published August 26, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Two significant storms wreaked havoc in St. Clair Shores Aug. 9 and 11, leading to fires that burned a truck and a detached garage.

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Published August 22, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Both the Madison Heights Fire Department and the Hazel Park Fire Department were recently approved for federal grants that will help fund items improving the health and safety of their personnel.

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Published August 10, 2021

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 10:04 p.m. Aug. 9, Royal Oak firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the basement of a home in the 600 block of St. Charles Court, near Main Street and 11 Mile Road.

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Published August 10, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 70-year-old woman from Rochester Hills died following an early morning fire at a mobile home park Aug. 9.

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Published July 30, 2021

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 11:30 a.m. July 29, Royal Oak firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the attic of a house in the 300 block of North Kenwood Avenue, near 11 Mile and North Campbell roads.

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Published July 20, 2021

A fire on the roof of Big Boy restaurant, 200 W. Maple Road, has left the restaurant temporarily closed. Restaurant owner Gerry Vento said it could be up to 60 days before his business is able to reopen.  Firefighters were dispatched to the restaurant after 6 p.m.

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Published July 13, 2021

TROY — Residents living on the 500 block of South Boulevard, near Montclair Drive, were awoken early July 1 to find the detached garage that sits behind their home, housing five vehicles and a large number of combustible materials, in flames.

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Published July 13, 2021

TROY — A large black cloud of smoke and flames billowed into the sky around 1:15 p.m. July 12 after a fuel tanker carrying 14,000 gallons of fuel crashed into the center median of northbound Interstate 75 Highway. 

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Published July 10, 2021

EASTPOINTE — At its regular meeting July 6, the Eastpointe City Council voted 4-1 to approve two measures to restrict fireworks sales to brick and mortar locations.

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Published July 9, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Fire Department is in the business of helping people, but one local firefighter went a step further over the past year to help children experiencing hair loss.

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