Fire News

Published May 8, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Township officials are examining two sites near the intersection of Adams and Silverbell roads for a new fire station location.

 

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Published May 8, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For those who want to fulfill their childhood dream of becoming a firefighter but haven’t been certified, now is your chance to do so in West Bloomfield.

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Published May 3, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Thirteen Macomb County first responders and military members were honored May 1 for their services during a National Loyalty Day ceremony in Mount Clemens.

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Published May 2, 2018

WARREN — Two people were rescued from an apartment building near Frazho and Hayes roads May 2 during an early-morning fire that gutted the structure and displaced eight families.

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Published May 1, 2018

TROY — A towing firm spilled the burning contents of a 30-cubic-yard dumpster filled with food waste out onto a parking lot so firefighters could extinguish the fire near a catering firm at 700 Stephenson Highway just before 5:30 p.m. April 27. 

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Published April 27, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods City Council unanimously voted at its meeting April 16 to once more renew the millage to support police and fire services within the city.

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Published April 25, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — There’s a new sense of excitement emanating from the Clinton Township Fire Department, and it all revolves around one expensive piece of equipment.

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Published April 25, 2018

Among the Sterling Heights Fire Department’s runs to quench blazes, staff has been adjusting to its new advanced life support transport program while embracing future training and technology, according to Fire Chief Chris Martin.

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Published April 24, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 64-year-old man and an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office deputy sustained minor injuries in a 3:18 a.m. April 17 house fire in the 200 block of Sandalwood Drive, a police report states.

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Published April 24, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Continuing a tradition dating back to when fire engines were pulled by horses, the St. Clair Shores Fire Department began the service of its newest engine with a “wet-down” ceremony April 16 at the North End Fire Station, Station 3.

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Published April 24, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Although officials don’t believe arson was to blame, the cause of a monstrous fire that consumed three homes in the 500 block of Washington Road the night of March 26 will never be known.

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Published April 17, 2018

ROCHESTER — This spring, the Rochester Fire Department is giving community members the knowledge and training they’ll need to help their family, friends and neighbors in the event of an emergency or disaster.

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Published April 17, 2018

fighters worked to extinguish a blaze in a detached garage at a home on Eleanor Drive, near Wattles and Rochester roads, in unseasonably cold temperatures on snowy, icy roads just after 6 a.m. April 17.

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Published April 16, 2018

The St. Clair Shores Fire Department responded to a call from the Chapaton Pump Station on Nine Mile Road the morning of April 14.

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Published April 16, 2018

WARREN — A combination of wind and ice brought down a high-voltage power line that started a fire and torched 10 vehicles on a dealer lot April 15.

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Published April 13, 2018

A fire that may have been caused by smoking material caused the death of a pet bird in a home on Ursuline Street April 12.

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Published April 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — City residents and businesses could see lower property insurance rates thanks to an improved insurance classification for the Rochester Hills Fire Department.

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Published April 10, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Tragedies have a way of uniting people, but the residents of the 500 block of Washington Road in Grosse Pointe City had an advantage over most neighborhoods — they were already unusually close-knit.

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Published April 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Fire suppression foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, have been found in Michigan groundwater, and state Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer is looking for answers and input on the issue from fire service entities, according to a press release from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

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Published April 3, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — A massive fire completely consumed two homes and rendered a third unsalvageable March 26 in the 500 block of Washington Road.

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