Fire News

Published March 7, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A brand-new advanced life support ambulance with a complex computer system is ready to serve township residents.

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Published March 6, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Members of the Southfield Fire Department, along with their partners in the Oakway Mutual Aid group — made up of fire departments in Bloomfield Township, Birmingham, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Waterford and West Bloomfield — are in the midst of a two-week hazmat training operation. 

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Published March 4, 2019

A local pub is closed for a short time due to a small fire in the kitchen, according to St. Clair Shores Fire Department officials.

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Published March 1, 2019

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 7:17 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, the Royal Oak Fire Department responded to a fire reported by a resident at an apartment complex located at 3330 Greenfield Road, just south of 13 Mile Road.

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Published February 26, 2019

Troy firefighters from all six of the city’s fire stations, a total of 25 firefighters, completed ice rescue technician training the weekend of Feb. 16–17 at Sylvan Glen Lake. 

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Published February 26, 2019

CENTER LINE — A family of four escaped injury while a firefighter was reportedly hurt when he slipped and fell while battling a fire at a home on Dale Avenue, east of Van Dyke Avenue, in Center Line early Feb. 24.

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Published February 25, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP/TROY/DETROIT — Two organizations came together in the spirit of supporting families with children in the hospital.

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Published February 25, 2019

FARMINGTON — A Farmington Public Safety officer helped save a woman from her smoke-filled duplex in the area of Grand River Avenue and Cass Street at around 2:15 p.m. Feb. 15, according to a police report.

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Published February 25, 2019

EASTPOINTE — At its Feb. 19 meeting, the Eastpointe City Council selected how the city will distribute its federal Community Development Block Grant funds for 2019.

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Published February 21, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Thanks to several local sponsors and supporters, Mount Clemens Fire Department Local 838 is giving away free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors to the community it serves.

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Published February 19, 2019

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Fire Department is making some big changes in 2019. For the first time in the department’s history, the city’s firefighters are now city employees.

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Published February 12, 2019

TROY — Improperly installed heat tape applied to keep pipes from freezing ignited insulation in an attic at Homewood Suites, 1495 Equity Drive, near Maple and Crooks roads, just before 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

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Published February 12, 2019

CENTER LINE — Investigators believe a residential fire that apparently started in the basement of a home on Ritter Street, near 10 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue, on Feb. 11 was most likely caused by discarded smoking materials.   

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Published February 8, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — New air packs and a new firefighter are making their way to the St. Clair Shores Fire Department, which is now fully staffed with the hiring of Mark Van Baak, of Troy, according to Fire Chief James Piper.

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Published February 8, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Wicked cold weather has had the St. Clair Shores Fire Department busy fighting fires tied to faulty electrical wiring, combustibles stored too close to a hot water heater, and a malfunctioning dryer.

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Published February 7, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — West Bloomfield Fire Marshal Byron Turnquist wants you to have fun on the ice, but there are parameters, he said.

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Published January 31, 2019

CLAWSON — At approximately 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, a Clawson police officer on patrol noticed smoke coming from a home on 14 Mile Road, west of Rochester Road, across the street from Guardian Angels Catholic Church.

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Published January 30, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After taking a month off, winter is hitting Michigan with a vengeance, closing schools, causing snow emergencies and leading to residents huddling at home to stay warm.

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Published January 30, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Residents of a local apartment complex are utilizing emergency response services after a recent fire displaced them from their homes. 

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Published January 29, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Fire Department recognized several individuals at the Roseville City Council meeting Jan. 22 for making both the department and the community a better place.

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