Fire News

Published June 18, 2020

HARPER WOODS — The city of Harper Woods reached a new agreement with its police and fire unions regarding other post-employment benefits that both the unions and city said they found favorable.

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Published June 16, 2020

WARREN — A Warren firefighter escaped injury after he fell through a floor weakened by fire at a home near Martin and Schoenherr roads June 14.

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Published June 12, 2020

WOODS — On the morning of June 12, a DTE Energy press release indicated that there were Grosse Pointe Woods residents still experiencing power outages due to the windstorm that hit the evening of June 10.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — A woman on Hopedale Drive, near John R and Long Lake roads, called 911 at 3:45 a.m. June 7 to report that her smoke alarms had activated.

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Published June 5, 2020

WARREN — The cause of the fire that damaged Warren’s Big Boy last month remains unknown, but the company is apparently committed to reopening the restaurant at 12 Mile and Hoover roads.

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Published June 4, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For firefighters and paramedics, the pandemic has meant altering their approach both in the field and back at the base.

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Published June 2, 2020

ROYAL OAK — An 11-year-old cat named Gremlin is dead after likely succumbing to smoke inhalation in an apartment fire, despite Royal Oak firefighters’ best efforts to save the cat’s life.

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Published May 20, 2020

C&G Newspapers

TROY — Employees at a large, one-story warehouse for a statewide road painting contractor on Barrett Drive, near Maple and Crooks roads, called firefighters just after 5:30 a.m. May 14 to report a haze of smoke in the warehouse. 

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Published May 18, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — A local firefighter is recovering from burns received while working to put out a garage fire over the weekend.

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Published May 17, 2020

TROY — A Troy family is displaced after they discovered a fire in the basement of their home on Timbercrest Drive, near Wattles and Dequindre roads, just after 7:30 p.m. May 12. 

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Published April 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department and Fire Department are investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a 36-year-old man Saturday night.

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Published March 18, 2020

TROY — Troy firefighters were called to the scene of a shed that caught fire at the Motor City Church at 3668 Livernois Road north of Big Beaver Road, just before 3:45 p.m March 13.

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Published March 11, 2020

TROY — Fire and insurance investigators determined that the cause of a chimney fire at a home on Bristol Drive, near Wattles and Rochester roads, was debris not detected in a standard chimney inspection.

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Published March 11, 2020

FRASER — If you ask those who were closest to David Sutton, they will tell you it feels like they just saw him yesterday.

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Published March 6, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Local firefighters are remembering the life of Fire Lt. Lorne Farrell after his sudden passing this month.

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Published February 26, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Milt Miller is Macomb Township through and through.

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Published February 21, 2020

WARREN — A mother and three children escaped serious injury after a house fire in the 8000 block of Chapp Avenue, reported at 1:10 p.m. Feb. 16.

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Published February 18, 2020

UTICA — After recent flooding in a neighborhood in downtown Utica, the city has decided to purchase a rescue boat ahead of flood season in order to prepare in case of any future emergencies.

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Published February 18, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Heedless of the cold, snowy and wet February weather, a pair of recent structure fires kept Royal Oak firefighters busy.

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Published February 14, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Local first responders are trying to get the word out about Smart911, a new service that allows police and fire departments to access details selected by the caller in the event of an emergency.

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