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  1. Flags lowered to half-staff to honor fallen volunteer firefighter  WXYZ Detroit

    Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on Friday to honor the *service* of fallen volunteer firefighter Norman Edward Klenow.

  2. Governor Whitmer Orders Flags Lowered Friday For Fallen Firefighter  CBS Detroit

    LANSING, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags lowered to half-staff on Friday, Aug. 16 to honor the *service*...

  3. Skydiver dies in Michigan from accident during landing  CityNews Vancouver

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — Authorities say a 33-year-old skydiver has been killed in Michigan when he abruptly fell after trying to avoid colliding with another...

  4. Funeral service scheduled for Mid-Michigan firefighter  WNEM Saginaw

    A funeral *service* is scheduled for a Mid-Michigan firefighter who died over the weekend.

  5. MI Volunteer Firefighter Dies of Heart Attack after Call  Firehouse.com

    East Tawas firefighter Norman Edward Klenow, who had served in the fire *service* for more than 50 years, felt sick on a call and suffered cardiac arrest at his...

  6. Grand Blanc Fire Department holds open house to connect with the community  wsmh.com

    GRAND BLANC, Mich. - People in Grand Blanc got a closer look at the city's new fire department. People got to check out station one at an open house Saturday...

  7. Firefighter Father of 3 Kids Who Died in Daycare Blaze Was Responding to Another Call Nearby  PEOPLE.com

    "It's hard to wrap your head around, losing one child let alone three children," Lawrence Park fire chief Joe Crotty says of Luther Jones.

  8. Man on firefighter who saved his life: ‘If he hadn’t been there, I wouldn’t be here’  WLNS

    A near-tragedy turned into a friendship for two men in Lansing Tuesday.

  9. Firefighters to raise money for muscular dystrophy  WSYM-TV

    Firefighters will soon be on the streets of East Lansing working to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

  10. Mt. Morris Fire Department accepting applications for on-call firefighter position  MLive.com

    The Mount Morris Fire Department will be recruiting at the Back to the Bricks Dancing in Streets tune-up party in Downtown Mt. Morris from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

  11. Firefighters save 4 kids in daring St. Louis blaze rescue  New York Daily News

    Four kids were rescued from a burning St. Louis home.

  12. New Senate bill limits firefighter exposure to PFAS  MLive.com

    The chemicals are present in fire-fighting foams, creating occupational exposure risk.

  13. 3 firefighters still recovering months after APS battery exploded in Peoria  AZCentral

    The Peoria Fire Department has confirmed that all four of its firefighters are out of the hospital after a battery managed by Arizona Public *Service* exploded in...

  14. Mt. Morris City Fire Department hiring paid on-call firefighters  nbc25news.com

    MOUNT MORRIS, Mich. , -- The City of Mt. Morris Fire Department is looking to hire paid on-call firefighters. The fire department wants to clarify that it is not a full...

  15. VIDEO: Firefighters on scene of house explosion on Detroit's east side  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    DETROIT - Firefighters are on the scene of a house explosion on Detroit's east side. Fire officials were called at 1:26 p.m. Tuesday to a house on the corner of...

  16. Long-time local firefighter appointed to be next Burton fire chief  MLive.com

    The city council voted to appoint Kirk Wilkinson to the full-time fire chief position Thursday, Aug. 8 following the retirement of Marvin Epperson.

  17. Firefighters schedules announced for Monroe County Fair  Monroe Evening News

    Monroe County's firefighters take turns providing visitor assistance and hosting displays at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

  18. Calumet preparing to host 125th UP Fire Fighter's Tournament  UpperMichigansSource.com

    The 125th annual Upper Peninsula Volunteer Fire Fighter's Tournament takes place in Calumet this weekend.

  19. Woman and dog rescued by Coast Guard chopper, spent night at bottom of Lake Michigan bluff  MLive.com

    The rescue happened about 10:15 a.m. Friday, July 19.

  20. Coalition firefighters forge relationships, interoperability at Northern Strike 19  DVIDS

    ALPENA, Mich. – Sirens blaze in the night as a first responder vehicle speeds toward the hot orange glow. In this live-fire training exercise, firefighters step from...

  21. Dango Wynn, wrestler, firefighter, Walking Dead actor, dies  Canoe

    Dango Nguyen, who wrestled as Dango Wynn and Gemini, died on Saturday from cancer. He was 48. But his time in wrestling was only one of his careers,...

  22. Firefighters participate in training drills  UpNorthLive.com

    GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- Northern Michigan firefighters practiced some life-saving drills Saturday. Grand Traverse Metro Fire...

  23. One firefighter injured while battling house fire  wsmh.com

    One firefighter was injured this morning while fighting a house fire in Saginaw. It happened on the 1000-block of East Holland at about 2:20 Thursday morning.

  24. Volunteer firefighter shortage leaves fire departments struggling  Michigan Radio

    Volunteer firefighting has been on a decline across the nation since the 1980s. Michigan is also experiencing a shortage of volunteer firefighters. Since.

  25. Teens gear up for youth fire academy at Grand Rapids Fire Department  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- West Michigan teens are gearing up and getting hands on training on how to be a firefighter. It's all part of the youth fire academy at the...

  26. Departments struggle to find on-call firefighters  WOODTV.com

    Fire departments across Michigan are struggling to find part-time firefighters and fill many open positions.

  27. HGTV star Nicole Curtis to appear at Barbie 60th anniversary events in metro Detroit  Detroit Free Press

    The "Barbie Be Anything" tour kicked off in March and will make stops at the Walmart parking lots in Dearborn and Taylor Saturday and Sunday.

  28. Waze driving app's new alert system is being tested in northern Michigan  UpNorthLive.com

    GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- HAAS alert, which stands for “Heedful Audio Alert System,” notifies motorists of approaching emergency...

  29. Mentally Ill Michigan Man with Diabetes Dies After Deportation to Iraq  Democracy Now!

    A 41-year-old man from Detroit, Michigan, was found dead in Baghdad on Tuesday, just two months after U.S. authorities deported him to Iraq. Jimmy Aldaoud...

  30. Fire department holds open house for new station  Kenosha News

    Jamison Lowrance wants to be a firefighter when he grows up. So the chance to take a tour of the newly completed Fire Station 1, 2210 52nd St., was quite a big...

  31. This Morning: Firefighters raise awareness for muscular dystrophy  WLNS

    Firefighters from around the state will get together at the Capitol later today to raise awareness for muscular dystrophy and the Fill the Boot campaign.

  32. States Install ‘Baby Boxes’ in Effort to Protect Unwanted Infants  The Wall Street Journal

    In the past four years, Indiana, Arkansas, Ohio and Pennsylvania have passed laws allowing a parent to surrender an unwanted infant without needing to...

  33. Firefighter walking across Michigan to help fight cancer  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    A firefighter is walking all the way from Macomb Township to Grand Rapids to help raise money for other firefighters who are battling cancer.

  34. New Public Safety Officer Excited to Serve in Hometown  9&10 News

    Becoming a public safety officer takes plenty of hard work, but for one Petoskey native, all of that hard work will all be worth it. Petoskey native Brock Kimball said...

  35. Ray Stein's Mailbox | Why the venom over "The" trademark? UM...  The Columbus Dispatch

    Ray: It's nice to see that The Ohio State University is upping its game on stupid ideas. Urban Meyer teaching a class on leadership and character? Not only is...

  36. Pinconning PD wants to become volunteer firefighters  WNEM Saginaw

    Officers in a Mid-Michigan community want to train to become volunteer firefighters to increase response times, and possibly save lives in their community.

  37. 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...

  38. Stateside: Free speech on Twitter; consequences of high deductibles; volunteer firefighter shortage  Michigan Radio

    Today on Stateside , how does the right to free speech apply when it comes to the personal Twitter accounts of elected officials? Plus, we hear about how a.

  39. Bondy family donates rescue trailer  Monroe Evening News

    A year and a half after the death of one of their own, a Monroe family is working to help others avoid losing a loved one. During a Saturday afternoon ceremony...

  40. Flint mayor says her heart is with Newark as residents there line up for bottled water  MLive.com

    I was devastated to turn on my television only to find another community in America is now relying on bottled water due to lead contamination. I immediately...

  41. Sulfuric Acid Leaks from Derailed Train Car Inside Michigan International Tunnel  Firefighter Nation

    PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — About 13,700 gallons of sulfuric acid has spilled from one of about 40 freight train cars that derailed in an international tunnel...

  42. 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...

  43. 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.

  44. 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...

  45. PFAS contamination is likely at Pittsburgh airport. Airports may face legal challenges by doing nothing.  PublicSource

    Airport officials say they're doing everything the law requires regarding PFAS. Experts say the law doesn't go far enough. By Oliver Morrison | August 12, 2019.

  46. 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.

  47. A Macomb Township firefighter is walking 140 miles to Grand Rapids in full gear for one reason  WXYZ Detroit

    A Macomb Township firefighter is about embark on a 140-mile walk from Macomb Township to Grand Rapids in full firefighter gear – his mission to raise funds...

  48. Volunteer firefighter shortage affects Mid-Michigan fire departments  ABC 12 News

    Departments are having to think outside the box when it comes to recruiting.

  49. 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.

  50. Grand Traverse Co. Firefighter OK After Being Hit While Directing Traffic  9&10 News

    A firefighter is OK after being hit while directing traffic in Grand Traverse County. Grand Traverse 911 says the firefighter was managing the lane closure on...