Michigan Firefighters

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  1. MI Paramedic Earns State, National Stars of Life Awards  Firehouse.com

    Frank DeLaTorre of the Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance *Service* has worked in the field for more than 30 years and holds multiple firefighter...

  2. Pickup Hits Amish Buggy in Michigan Killing Three Kids  Firefighter Nation

    ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A third child who was in an Amish horse-drawn carriage that was struck by a drunken driver in southern Michigan has...

  3. Firefighter to walk across state raising money for cancer  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. -- A Michigan firefighter is preparing to walk more than 150 miles from the east side of the state all the way to Grand Rapids, and its all...

  4. Firefighter walking across Michigan to raise cancer awareness  WLNS

    A Macomb Township firefighter is taking a 145-mile walk from Macomb Township to Grand Rapids in full firefighter gear* to raise funds for firefighters in need.

  5. Flint city council adds budget money to prevent firefighter layoffs, but mayor may veto  Michigan Radio

    Flint Mayor Karen Weaver could soon use her veto pen to strike down some changes the city council approved to the city budget on Monday night. The city.

  6. Flint unveils firetruck with 104-foot ladder  MLive.com

    FLINT, MI-- A $988,000 Michigan-made platform firetruck will help Flint's police department safely rescue people from large commercial buildings and lower...

  7. WATCH: Plymouth Township firefighters rescue swan stuck in water in Hines Park  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    Plymouth Township firefighters rescued a swan that got stuck in water with a strong current Tuesday evening.

  8. Mid-Michigan firefighters, police honored for heroic acts in line of duty  MLive.com

    FLINT, MI -- Firefighters in uniform huddled in groups but there was no blaze. Police officers chatted among each other but no yellow tape marked off a crime...

  9. Detroit police: Firefighter attacked responding to call  Detroit Free Press

    A Detroit firefighter was in stable condition after being assaulted responding to a medical call Saturday evening at a home on the city's west side, police said.

  10. Daughter follows in dads footsteps  Monroe Evening News

    Courtney Millar says her father's career as an Estral Beach firefighter and fire chief has inspired her to become a full-time firefighter. David Millar, chief of the...

  11. Firefighter’s son hit, killed days before turning 7  WOODTV.com

    Cascade Township firefighters had no idea when they arrived at the crash that they would be trying to rescue the son of one of their own.

  12. Saugatuck firefighters daughter battling brain cancer  HollandSentinel.com

    SAUGATUCK — Early Wednesday morning, around 4 a.m., Saugatuck Fire Chief Greg Janik got a call from Captain Mike Betts, informing him that he wouldn't...

  13. Expert Focus: US states outpace EPA on PFAS firefighting foam laws  Chemical Watch

    Charlie Denton, an environmental and toxic tort litigation partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, along with partners Tammy Helminski and Jeff Longsworth,...

  14. 40 firefighters from 4 cities respond to large blaze at gym in Oak Park  WXYZ Detroit

    OAK PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) — Emergency responders rushed into action as a massive structure went up in flames near Coolidge Highway and Northend Avenue...

  15. Bitsy Rich, Bobby Groat  The New York Times

    The couple were introduced through mutual friends in New York in 2014.

  16. Oshtemo firefighter gets surprise donor after battle with chronic kidney failure  WWMT-TV

    Cody Roberts has dedicated almost a decade serving as a firefighter of the Oshtemo Fire Department just outside of Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 2017, he was...

  17. Flint firefighter uses hockey program to leave positive impact on youth  WNEM Saginaw

    A Mid-Michigan firefighter uses his love of hockey to connect with children in the community and he was awarded for his *service* to the community by the NHL.

  18. Firefighter walks across MI for cancer awareness  WOODTV.com

    Firefighters are used to the heat, but one from Macomb Township is taking on a major challenge off the clock.

  19. Michigan State trooper admits to using fire department debit card to gamble  South Bend Tribune

    Trooper on using department debit card: "I used it at casinos for gambling purposes and I didn't have the authority to do so"

  20. Macomb Township Firefighter walks 140 miles for cancer-fighting funds  C&G Newspapers

    MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Joe Warne doesn't just talk the talk, he walks the walk — a rather long walk. The Macomb Township firefighter and Neighbors United...

  21. Flint firefighter Rico Phillips wins NHL's Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award  MLive.com

    Phillips was announced as the winner during Wednesday's nationally televised NHL Awards.

  22. Farmington Hills firefighters donate 1600 cereal servings  Farmington Voice

    Several members of the Farmington Hills Fire Department participated in “Because Breakfast Doesn't Take a Summer Vacation”, the theme of the Children's...

  23. New Walker fire chief will honor memory of late father as he takes on new role  MLive.com

    David Pelton first joined the Walker Fire Department in 2001.

  24. New Grand Blanc MI Department Introduces Firefighters  Firehouse.com

    The new firefighters and recruits for the Grand Blanc City Fire Department were introduced this week, along with two of the department's response vehicles.

  25. Firefighters building donut-eating dynasty | News  News Dispatch

    MICHIGAN CITY – The old joke is that police officers spend a lot of time eating donuts, but at least in Michigan City for the last couple of years, it's.

  26. Michigan lottery winner has to share $15 million with ex-wife  WZVN-TV

    (CNN) -- A Michigan lottery winner must share the $38 million windfall with his ex-wife, even though they were in the process of divorcing when he bought the...

  27. It's official: Guinness says 130-year-old Manistee firehouse is world's oldest  The Detroit News

    The 130-year-old Manistee fire station was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest continuously manned operating fire station” in the world.

  28. Detroit firefighter takes on blight with deconstruction business  Model D

    The fire-ravaged and neglected buildings encountered by Detroit firefighter Gary Ringer have become an unlikely source of inspiration.

  29. Greg Hansen: Former big-leaguer Willie Morales has found new calling as Tucson paramedic  Arizona Daily Star

    Editor's note: Throughout the summer, Star columnist Greg Hansen is catching up with some of the most notable names in Tucson sports history. This story is the...

  30. Fire Departments receive $100K for mental health services  WSYM-TV

    LANSING, Mich. — More firefighters died by suicide than in the line of duty in 2017. That statistic hits home for Delta Township's new Fire Chief. "It was a shock...

  31. A prescribed burn through the eyes of a firefighter  UpNorthLive.com

    (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Department of Natural Resources plans prescribed burns each year to help improve the health of area forests. The prescribed burns help...

  32. 2 hospitalized after fire at Kent County retirement home  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Two people including a firefighter and a resident at a Kent County retirement home were hospitalized early Tuesday morning...

  33. Juneteenth celebration introduced to Monroe  Monroe Evening News

    An event believed to be Monroe's first Juneteenth party, celebrating the emancipation of slaves in the United States, took place this week at ALCC.

  34. Man avoids prison time for boat crash that killed retired firefighter, another man  The Times of Northwest Indiana

    CROWN POINT — A Roselawn man avoided prison time Thursday for killing two men when he crashed his powerboat into a breakwall in 2016 while driving at...

  35. Detroit firefighter attacked while responding to emergency call  WXYZ Detroit

    DETROIT (WXYZ) — A Detroit firefighter was attacked when responding to an emergency call Sunday. Officials say the firefighter and medic arrived to a scene...

  36. Viewpoint: Remembering on Memorial Day - News  Monroe Evening News

    Memorial Day is a holiday. That strikes me as odd, the word “holiday,” since it's a day to remember those who died while serving in our military. The Department...

  37. Hudson firefighter gear, DPW trailer purchase requests approved  Monroe Evening News

    HUDSON — The Hudson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of three sets of firefighter gear, as well as a new trailer for the...

  38. Defense bill includes provisions that could boost PFAS cleanup in Michigan  The Detroit News

    A defense bill introduced in the House includes provisions to force the Pentagon to produce a plan for cleaning up PFAS chemicals at military bases.

  39. Remembering on Memorial Day  Monroe Evening News

    Memorial Day is a holiday. That strikes me as odd, the word “holiday,” since it's a day to remember those who died while serving in our military. The Department...

  40. Monroe Township 5/21/2019 meeting minutes  Monroe Evening News

    PAID PUBLIC NOTICE. MONROE CHARTER TOWNSHIP. MONROE COUNTY, MICHIGAN. Synopsis of a Regular Meeting. Held on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m..

  41. House fire kills resident, injures firefighter  The Michigan Daily

    A fatal house fire killed a resident and left a firefighter critically injured on Thursday night.The Ann Arbor Fire Department said the 51-year-old man who lived in...

  42. Michigan firefighter saves captain’s life with liver donation  WGN TV Chicago

    COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. — When fire Capt. Dale Beauchamp went to the doctor's office in November 2018 to check on his liver, he was told that it wasn't...

  43. Michigan Mobile Home Fire Claims Four Children  Firefighter Nation

    IMLAY CITY, Mich. (WDIV) - A baby who was rushed to the University of Michigan hospital after a fire at her family's mobile home Tuesday morning has died.

  44. Michigan firefighter files lawsuit alleging discrimination  WILX-TV

    An African-American firefighter's federal lawsuit alleges that Lansing leaders failed to stop racial discrimination at the fire department.

  45. Traverse City Commissioners Approve Budget Money to Hire Firefighter  9&10 News

    The Traverse City Fire Department has been understaffed for years. Finally, they'll be able to hire more staff this summer. They'll add another firefighter to their...

  46. Where to find 4th of July Fireworks, Parades and Festivals 2019  WBAY

    Local parades, picnics and other celebrations of our nation's birthday from June 28 to July 7.

  47. PFAS firefighting foams are still in use across Michigan  Michigan Radio

    Firefighting foams containing PFAS chemicals are a major source of water contamination. But fire departments around Michigan are still using them. Kevin.

  48. Lansing Fire Department suspends black fireman suing city  City Pulse

    A black Lansing firefighter who is suing the city for alleged racial discrimination at the Lansing Fire Department said he was suspended for two weeks without...

  49. Metro Detroit communities are suffering a firefighter shortage  WXYZ Detroit

    The city of Wayne has 14 firefighters and they're looking to hire a handful more, but the only problem is they're not getting people in the door. It's also not a...

  50. Man Killed by Kalamazoo Police Was Former Firefighter  U.S. News & World Report

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of trying to ambush police before he was fatally shot in Kalamazoo has been identified as a 31-year-old former...