Fire News

Published November 19, 2019

SHORES — The Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety Department had an exceptionally busy weekend after battling two house fires on Saturday morning and a tree fire Sunday afternoon.

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Published November 11, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Officials from the Shelby Township Board of Trustees and the Shelby Township Fire Department cut the ribbon to a new $1.9 million fire station on 25 Mile Road Oct. 31.

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Published November 5, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A couple weeks after testifying in a murder trial, a co-defendant was sentenced.

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Published November 4, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Did you know that Bloomfield Township strictly enforces grooming rules for its police officers and firefighters? Hair must be off the ears and collar, mustaches must be neatly trimmed, and they can’t even think about sporting a beard or a goatee.

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Published October 31, 2019

FARMS —  As the hashtag #SticksOutForLoganAndBriggs circulates social media, local residents are displaying hockey sticks on front porches to remember the two Richard Elementary School students who died in a house fire Oct. 28.

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Published October 30, 2019

TROY — As the residents displaced after a fire ripped through their four-unit condominium Aug. 19 sort through their belongings, deal with insurance issues and adjust to their temporary homes, neighbors in the complex are showing their support.

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Published October 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Although they acknowledge that this is a loss that words cannot hope to salve, friends, neighbors and even strangers are opening their hearts and pocketbooks to help a family whose two boys died in a horrific fire.

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Published October 29, 2019

ROYAL OAK — First responders often shy away from the limelight, preferring to credit their team with their accomplishments

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Published October 28, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Two boys, ages 9 and 11, died in a house fire in the 700 block of Fisher Road in Grosse Pointe City the morning of Oct. 28. 

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Published October 23, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — In an effort to bring awareness to the dangers of breast cancer, Rochester Hills firefighters can be seen sporting pink badges and T-shirts, or even driving pink vehicles, this month.

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Published October 22, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Police are investigating two fires that occurred during the evening hours over the weekend at Fairmont Park Apartments. 

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Published October 18, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Some have to say goodbye to make way for others to have new opportunities, Fire Chief James Piper explained as the department wished a happy retirement to Fire Marshal M. Bodnar and swore in Scott Desmadryl, the former fire inspector, as the new fire marshal.

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Published October 18, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The police and firefighters of Madison Heights keep the city safe and will rescue residents in a pinch, but they’re not well-known to many of the people they serve. An upcoming fundraiser will offer a chance to mingle with them, all while supporting a noble cause.

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Published October 14, 2019

TROY — Troy firefighters were called to the busy emergency room at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, just after 10 p.m. Oct. 13 on a report of a fire in a room. 

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Published October 14, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 6-12, and local fire departments took time to get the word out about fire safety.

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Published October 11, 2019

WARREN — Sparks from a welder inside a Warren business reportedly ignited a tire fire that cast clouds of thick black smoke across Groesbeck Highway, near Toepfer Road, on Oct. 6.

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Published October 8, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Five kittens are safe after the quick thinking of some Roseville residents and the actions of the Roseville Fire Department.

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Published October 7, 2019

A neighbor called for help the afternoon of Oct. 1 as flames reached the second story of the home behind them.

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Published October 2, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Fire Department was recently awarded a nearly $1.6 million federal grant to hire eight full-time-equivalent firefighters.

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Published October 1, 2019

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Fire Department’s new chief is a familiar name, as he already has spent nearly 20 years within the city.

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