Fire News

Published January 8, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Fire Department promoted two of its members to leadership positions in a ceremony that took place Jan. 2.

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Published January 4, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The world can be a senselessly cruel place. That’s the thought that keeps running through the mind of Hazel Park City Councilwoman Alissa Sullivan after a fire broke out in her house right before Christmas and claimed the lives of her three rescue dogs, three foster cats and her mother’s dog — animals who meant the world to her.

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Published December 27, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In his first job out of the Fire Academy at Macomb Community College, Jacob Busacca will become the 49th member of the St. Clair Shores Fire Department.

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Published December 26, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Occupants of the Sterling-Troy Apartments are coping with loss after a fire broke out in the building over the Christmas holiday, according to the Sterling Heights Fire Department.

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Published December 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Thanks to donations from several groups and individuals, each Clinton Township fire station is now equipped with a LUCAS 3.

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Published December 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A pair of dogs were pronounced dead due to an early-morning house fire in Clinton Township.

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Published December 21, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A recent fire impact study has left some Board of Trustees members with unanswered questions.

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Published December 20, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Fire Department’s newest truck, a quint ladder truck, was paid for with a $625,000 Assistance to Firefighters grant and $178,000 from the city.

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Published December 20, 2018

TROY — Something didn’t smell right to Martell Elementary School secretary Collett McClellan as she did her work for Principal Michelle Barsh in the front office of the school just before lunch Sept. 21.

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Published December 18, 2018

ROSEVILLE — A Roseville woman has died and her 4-year-old grandson was rushed to the hospital following an apartment fire in Roseville Dec. 16.

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Published December 14, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — A family restaurant that went up in flames due to a grease fire in July recently had another scare when a second fire appeared while remodeling work was being done.

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Published December 13, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Shop with a Hero was launched by the Harrison Township Fire Department seven years ago as a way of giving back to the community it serves, specifically those less fortunate.

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Published December 11, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A man, 69, died after a fire engulfed his detached Clinton Township condominium.

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Published December 10, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — With the cold weather rolling in, it’s time to heat up the house and keep warm. However, heating up the house and turning on those holiday lights can raise the chances of fire hazards.

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Published December 7, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Fire Department will have a new ambulance in its stable of emergency vehicles after recent approval by the City Council.

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Published December 3, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Macomb Township Fire Chief Robert Phillips said the project for an upcoming new public safety building has begun.

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Published November 30, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Reflecting on “how lucky we are to have such a dedicated department,” the Optimist Club of St. Clair Shores honored the St. Clair Shores Fire Department with a recognition and appreciation breakfast Nov. 27.

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Published November 27, 2018

FRASER — A recent early-morning fire resulted in a pair of injuries and some major damage at a local apartment complex.

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Published November 23, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The community at Rodgers Elementary School is pulling together for one of its families whose dog is recovering from smoke inhalation after a recent fire.

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Published November 20, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The cause of a Nov. 13 house fire that claimed the life of a family’s pet dog remained under investigation last week.

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