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  1. Early video from Arlington County, Virginia house fire  STATter911

    Looking for a quality used fire truck? Selling one? Visit our sponsor Command Fire Apparatus. Sadly, what we see here is not all that unusual in today's fire...

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

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

  3. PFAS in Michigan: What to know about contaminant, exposure risk, drinking water concerns  Detroit Free Press

    PFAS is Michigan's most widespread, serious contamination problem in decades. Thousands of Michigan residents' water supplies have been impacted.

  4. Marine killed in Afghanistan was decorated NYC firefighter  USA TODAY

    Christopher Slutman, a 15-year FDNY member, was among three American *service* members killed by a roadside bomb Monday. He leaves behind his wife,...

  5. Program to Honor Female Detroit Officers, Firefighters | Michigan News  U.S. News & World Report

    DETROIT (AP) — Nearly two dozen women will be recognized for their work as Detroit police officers and firefighters.

  6. Macomb firefighter aims to walk in gear to Grand Rapids  The Macomb Daily

    It's about 140 miles from Fire Station 2 in Macomb Township to Grand Rapids, but Macomb Township Firefighter Joseph Warne intends to walk every step of the...

  7. ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, April 25, 2019  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    A three-judge federal panel ruled Thursday that Michigan's congressional and legislative maps are unconstitutionally gerrymandered, ordering the state...

  8. Donations Fund Public Safety Drone for Michigan Community  Government Technology

    Zeeland-area businesses gathered around $17000 in donations to fund the purchase of a search and rescue drone for the fire department. So far, the...

  9. Sen. Peters, Air Force Assistant Secretary holds PFAS town hall in Oscoda  nbc25news.com

    IOSCO COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- PFAS have now been found in drinking water in Oscoda Township. It's an issue that has now brought a Pentagon...

  10. Muskegon Heights Helmet Cam  Firefighter Nation

    Christopher Dean - Working fire called in at 0430hrs in Muskegon Heights On April 9, 2019. At the time of the fire, Muskegon Heights Fire had units on scene of a...

  11. What to know: Burn bans in effect in Michigan  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    MARTIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Martin Township Fire and Rescue have reported to three grassfires in the last 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday.

  12. Ambulance services face national paramedic shortage  Toledo Blade

    Ambulance services in Michigan are working to improve recruitment efforts to hire more paramedics because of a state and nationwide staffing shortage —...

  13. GRFD names 49th ‘Firefighter of the Year’  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 20-year veteran of the Grand Rapids Fire Department received a prestigious honor Friday night. Lt. Matt Keusch was named...

  14. Romulus Fire Department helping cadets achieve professional career goal while in high school  Southgate News Herald

    A program giving area high school students an opportunity to do more than admire firefighters and their work from afar is putting not only high schoolers in a...

  15. Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- April 25, 2019  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    DETROIT - Here's what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon (watch the episode above).​​. Violent fire destroys home on Detroit's east side. Firefighter crews...

  16. Department shares its firefighting history  Bedford Now

    NORTH ADAMS – Five of the newest members of the North Adams Fire Department were among those on hand to celebrate the department's history and to...

  17. Buddhist community that lost temple to barn fire vows to rebuild  MLive.com

    Following a fire that ripped through a three-story barn at White Lotus Farms in Scio Township Monday, a Buddhist sect who worshipped in a shrine room atop the...

  18. Multiple departments douse fire at towing company  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    Orange Township, Mich. -- Ionia County Central Dispatch says a big fire at a towing company near Portland was largely out by 9:50 p.m. Wednesday. And Grand...

  19. Fire chiefs seek rules for disposal of risky firefighting foam  grbj.com

    Fifteen years ago, “way before anyone knew” about the dangers of the PFAS chemicals within, the Walker Fire Department purchased a stash of firefighting foam...

  20. Walled Lake honors fire department members  Spinal Column Online

    Ron Menser has the ability to stay calm in emergency situations. That's one reason why the retired Navy Master Chief, who's served in the City of Walled Lake's...

  21. Celebrities, Chefs and Shopping at Michigan International Women's Show Opening Thurs., May 2 in Novi  PR Web

    Southeastern Michigan's largest popup shopping event with over 400 vendors at the 24th annual Michigan International Women's Show May 2 - 5 at the...

  22. Detroit firefighters say people overdosing on drugs being dumped in front of fire stations  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    Detroit firefighters said people overdosing on drugs are being dropped off almost every night in front of fire stations.

  23. Late-night power surge causes minor fires in Dexter  MLive.com

    Some residents were still without power Sunday morning.

  24. Around the nation | Ap  Arizona Daily Star

    NEW YORK — Two-day delivery is going out of style. Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything delivered in two days, announced...

  25. Michigan woman walks again after doctors 'screw her head back on'  MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI – To her doctors, Lila DeLine is little short of a miracle. When another car going 60 mph slammed into the rear of her Chrysler 300 last year,...

  26. Manistee seeks Guinness record for oldest continuously operated fire station  The Detroit News

    Manistee — The Manistee Fire Department was recognized by the state in 1989 for operating Michigan's oldest continually active fire station. Now, as the...

  27. Traverse City Fire Department Insurance Score Ranks Top 12% in US  9&10 News

    The Traverse City Fire Department is earning high praise from the Insurance Services Office. The ISO scores fire departments on how well they protect the...

  28. Benefit auction to be held for West Michigan family in need  WZZM13.com

    Dan VanBelzen is a pastor and a Chester Township volunteer firefighter, who is now battling cancer. His family is holding an auction to help offset some of the...

  29. Michigan firefighter saves captain’s life with liver donation  kfor.com

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

  30. 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...

  31. 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.

  32. 10 Michigan firefighter files lawsuit alleging discrimination  nbc25news.com

    An African-American firefighter has filed a federal lawsuit alleging leaders in the city of Lansing failed to stop racial discrimination in the fire department. Michael...

  33. Paris Holds Vigil To Mourn Notre Dame Fire Damage, Macron Vows Swift Reconstruction  Michigan Radio

    Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET A day after flames leaped through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris sparking fears the beloved building could be consumed, Parisians.

  34. 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.

  35. The Photo Edition 2019  The Post

    Thanks for reading The Post this year and following with photo staff throughout! I am so incredibly thankful to have been able to work with such a immensely...

  36. Home Fire Deaths Up in Michigan  Firefighter Nation

    2018 total is near surpassing last year's total of fire deaths.

  37. Former Michigan firefighter who shot at black teen gets 4 years in prison  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A white retired firefighter has been sentenced to at least four years in prison for shooting at a black teenager who came to his suburban...

  38. Detroit EMTs fired after tool indicates CPR fell short; union fights back  The Detroit News

    Detroit — Two EMTs are out of their jobs after a controversial life-saving device indicated the pair didn't adequately deliver CPR during an emergency run in...

  39. USFA: Michigan On-Duty Death  Firefighter Nation

    The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Michael Lubig, 46, of the Detroit Fire Department on November 12, 2018.

  40. Firefighter recognized as West Michigan Regional Fire Instructor of the Year  Greenville Daily News

    MONTCALM TOWNSHIP — As a child in the 1970s, Steve VanHolstyn was not much different from the youth of today, in that he could sometimes be found glued...

  41. Tire explosion accident kills Clare firefighter | Local News  The Morning Sun

    A Clare City firefighter died after sustaining severe head trauma caused by an accidental tire explosion Monday afternoon.

  42. Retired firefighter found guilty for shooting at lost black teen on doorstep  NBCNews.com

    A jury convicted a white Michigan man of assault on Friday for firing a shotgun at a black teen who knocked on his door to ask for directions on his way to school.

  43. 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...

  44. Become a Firefighter for Grand Rapids - They're Hiring!  Mix 95.7FM - Today's Variety

    If you've ever wanted to become a firefighter now is your chance because the Grand Rapids Fire Department is currently looking for recruits. They posted a video...

  45. Funeral services set for Clare firefighter | Local News  The Morning Sun

    Funeral services have been set for a Clare City firefighter who died after a workplace accident on Tuesday.

  46. Michigan firefighter accused of stealing pills from fatal crash scene  WNEM Saginaw

    A Michigan firefighter is facing evidence tampering charges for reportedly stealing prescription pills from a crash scene.

  47. Police: Body cam shows firefighter taking pill bottle from crash scene  Detroit Free Press

    A Harrison Township firefighter was caught on police body cameras taking a pill bottle from a fatal crash scene in August, authorities say.

  48. Angelo State's Markus Jones hopes to hear his name called in NFL Draft  Standard-Times

    Angelo State University's all-time sack leader, Markus Jones, is expected to be selected in the 2019 NFL Draft on April 25-27.

  49. Comstock firefighter saves captain’s life with liver donation  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

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

  50. Former Northville firefighter accused of using helicopter, firearm to stalk terrified victim  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    A former Northville firefighter is behind bars on accusations he used a helicopter and a firearm while stalking a terrified victim in Canton Township, police said.