Fire News

Published April 18, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Local fire departments responded to two large structure fires the weekend of April 13-14. And while there were no fatalities, fire officials are using the incidents to remind residents of the importance of working smoke detectors in the home.

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Published April 15, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township Firefighters Local 1338 recently made a big donation to help young children who have faced a tragic event from a fire. Local 1338 made a donation of $32,600 to Great Lakes Burn Camp during the Shleby Township Board of Trustees meeting April 2.

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Published April 11, 2019

WARREN — Despite what was by all accounts an incredible team effort by Warren’s first responders, four dogs and at least one cat were overcome by smoke and perished in a residential fire April 11.

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Published April 9, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A couple of public safety organizations are coming together in the name of friendly competition.

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Published April 8, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Board of Trustees approved at its April 2 meeting the Shelby Township Police Department’s request for the cost of time and materials to move its old 911 server to the main backup center at Fire Station No. 1, 6345 23 Mile Road.

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Published April 8, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Shelby Township Fire Department’s request April 2 to purchase seven Zoll AutoPulse Systems to be placed in each ambulance.

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Published April 2, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — An early morning fire attributed to a cooking accident claimed the life of a 93-year-old Sterling Heights woman and two cats April 2, according to the Sterling Heights Fire Department.

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Published April 2, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Joe Warne received the 2019 Macomb Township Firefighter of the Year award, sponsored by the Mount Clemens Elks Lodge, March 18.

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Published March 29, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The search is on for the next Harrison Township fire chief. On March 25, the Harrison Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to hire Empco to assist in finding “the best chief possible.”

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Published March 28, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Shortly after 11 p.m. March 23, a Royal Oak couple returned to their home from watching a Michigan State University basketball game at a friend’s house to discover what could be described as their worst nightmare.

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Published March 28, 2019

WARREN — Three occupants escaped injury and a cat was saved from a burning home March 26 on Westminster Avenue, near Eight Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue.

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Published March 27, 2019

WARREN — Two weeks after a fast-burning fire engulfed Dennis Waldrop’s mobile home and destroyed most of his possessions, his friends and neighbors had his back.

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Published March 26, 2019

C & G reporter Nick Mordowanec spends day with fire department

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Published March 25, 2019

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — Will you be cheering on your local fire and police departments in April? Three local police and fire departments will be shooting hoops to raise money for charity next month, and they are looking forward to the community cheering them on from the sidelines.

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Published March 22, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — James Lombardo was traveling down Jefferson Avenue, near 12 Mile Road, on Dec. 28 when he remembers feeling not quite right.

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Published March 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Teens and tweens are a work in progress, trying to find themselves and making mistakes along the way. But those mistakes sometimes carry major repercussions. 

An upcoming panel discussion will examine the pressures that they face, and what’s at stake. The event, titled “Real Life Choices — Dangerous Consequences for Parents, Teens & Tweens,” is scheduled to take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Madison Heights Fire Department’s training room, located at 31313 Brush St. in Madison Heights.

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Published March 13, 2019

WARREN — Dennis Waldrop sat in the midday sun talking to neighbors, smoking a cigarette down to the filter and drinking Mountain Dew. He was more upbeat than you’d expect for a man who just lost everything.

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Published March 12, 2019

TROY — Troy police entry into a locked walk-in food pantry at Troy Fire Station 4 in January sparked an internal Police Department investigation.

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Published March 8, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The Macomb County Fire Chiefs Association honored three Eastpointe firefighters March 1 with the Medal of Valor for their role in responding to a deadly house fire last September.

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Published March 8, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Harrison Township Supervisor Ken Verkest anticipates that upcoming formal discussions with members of the firefighters union will mean they can finally begin their search for a new fire chief.

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