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  1. 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.

  2. 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...

  3. 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.

  4. A Shepherd Fire Department Conducts Annual Ice Rescue Drill  U.S. News & World Report

    SHEPHERD, Mich. (AP) — James Uthe, a Shepherd Tri-Township firefighter-paramedic was treading the freezing water in a hole cut through 11-inch ice to a...

  5. 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.

  6. Traverse City firefighters gather for first charity ball  UpNorthLive.com

    GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Many Traverse City firefighters took the night off Saturday to attend their first ever charity ball.

  7. Crews battle house fire in Battle Creek, 1 firefighter suffers minor injuries  WWMT-TV

    Firefighters battled a house fire in Battle Creek early Friday morning, as frigid temperatures once again took hold in West Michigan. Crews were called to the...

  8. Detroit firefighters union calls for action after firefighters became trapped in burning building  WXYZ Detroit

    DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Detroit Firefighters Association is calling for action after a terrifying fire. Four firefighters found themselves trapped inside a burning...

  9. Over 600 People Celebrate Life of Clare Firefighter Who Died in Tragic Accident  9&10 News

    “But now we know he's going to be up there watching over us and he knows we will take care of business.” The Clare community came together Saturday.

  10. Firefighters rescue cat from dashboard of car  WILX-TV

    MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (WILX) -- A Michigan fire department helped a little girl reunite with her pet after the animal got stuck in an odd spot. Mount Clemens...

  11. House fire kills man, injures Ann Arbor firefighter  MLive.com

    A 51-year-old man died in an Ann Arbor house fire and a firefighter was injured.

  12. WHMI 93.5 Local News : Firefighters Fight Blaze In Hamburg Township Wednesday  WHMI

    A wood burning fireplace is said to have caused a house fire Wednesday afternoon in Hamburg Township. The Hamburg Township Fire Department responded...

  13. New England news in brief  The Boston Globe

    The State Senate approved a bill to allow the Transportation Department to access existing federal funds to complete a commuter rail expansion analysis from...

  14. Man Rescued From Lake Michigan Break Wall During Historic Cold  CBS Chicago

    CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was spotted being rescued by the Chicago Fire Department while out on a break wall in Lake Michigan after walking across the ice...

  15. Detroit firefighters battle growing health crisis  The Detroit News

    Detroit — James Davis is speeding behind Detroit Fire Engine 44 to a west side motel for a cardiac arrest run. When he arrives, the outcome already seems...

  16. Wilmette firefighters say be wary of frozen lake: 'People think they're taking a walk on the beach'  Chicago Tribune

    Wilmette firefighters spent a recent morning taking a plunge into Lake Michigan for an ice rescue training session they say is timely given this winter's conditions.

  17. Firefighter donates part of liver to his captain; both recovering  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

    COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Both the firefighter and the captain he helped with a liver transplant are recovering after surgery. Dale Beauchamp with...

  18. Comstock firefighter saves captain’s life with liver donation  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

    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,...

  19. Firefighters prepare for deep freeze dangers  WWMT-TV

    While most of us plan to stay indoors during the extreme cold, firefighters and paramedics don't have that option. With furnaces and space heaters in full force,...

  20. 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...

  21. thedailycitizen.com  Searcy Daily Citizen

    Judsonia officials decided last week to fix its fire tanker troubles with a "turn-key" solution. It has been two years since the city purchased a fire truck in early 2017...

  22. Leelanau County Comes Together for Firefighter and Growing Family  9&10 News

    While one firefighter goes through a hard time, an entire county comes together to help out. Nate Gooden is a firefighter and EMT for three Leelanau County fire...

  23. American Association of University Women honor Marge Powell with yearly Leadership Award  Dearborn Press and Guide

    The American Association of University Women- Dearborn (AAUW-Dearborn) held their first meeting of the year in January at Christ Episcopal Church. During...

  24. 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.

  25. Home Fire Deaths Up in Michigan  Firefighter Nation

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

  26. 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.

  27. 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...

  28. Wayne Township firefighter honored by township, State of Michigan  ABC 57 News

    WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Firefighters are meant to save lives, but as Michigan Representative Aaron Miller said Monday evening, Wayne Township Assistant...

  29. Walker firefighter preps for hurricane rescues  WOODTV.com

    WALKER, Mich. (WOOD) — A Walker firefighter is among the emergency responders headed toward the Carolinas to assist in the Hurricane Florence...

  30. 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.

  31. On-duty Memphis volunteer firefighter dies  WXYZ Detroit

    A volunteer firefighter for the Memphis Fire Department has died, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

  32. 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.

  33. Detroit Firefighter Found Dead in Home | Michigan News  U.S. News & World Report

    DETROIT (AP) — Police say an off-duty Detroit firefighter has been killed in his home, just a few months after joining the department.

  34. Cadillac Fire Department looking for more on call firefighters  UpNorthLive.com

    WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan fire department is looking to add to its on call ranks. The Cadillac Fire Department wants to...

  35. Michigan firefighters’ careers in service started as Boy Scouts  Scouting Magazine

    A Michigan firefighter recently realized he wasn't the only Eagle Scout on his department's shift.

  36. Malkin: A handy history of fake noose  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

    Is it any wonder that American news consumers are at the end of their ropes of patience with the "mainstream media"? Three weeks ago, when I first...

  37. Detroit firefighter hurt after falling two stories when stairs collapse  WXYZ

    A Detroit firefighter was hurt early Friday morning battling a house fire in northeast Detroit. According to officials, the fire happened in the 15900 block of Bringard...

  38. Firefighter injured in apartment building fire in Sterling Heights  WXYZ

    Firefighters are battling a fire at an apartment building in Sterling Heights on Christmas Day.

  39. 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.

  40. 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.

  41. Veteran Detroit firefighter who died on the job gives the gift of life  WXYZ Detroit

    Chopper 7 flew over as Detroit firefighters honored one of their own. And it hasn't been easy.

  42. Upper Peninsula fire departments getting much-needed gear, equipment  Detroit Free Press

    Thanks to a retired Farmington Hills firefighter, fire departments in Michigan's Upper Peninsula will get much-needed gear and equipment.

  43. Some fire departments use foam containing PFAS  The Detroit News

    About 150 Mich. fire departments said they have firefighting foam that has the potential to contaminate groundwater.

  44. Grossman: Memories of Indiana Dunes  NUVO

    With news that Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has become America's 61st national park, Dan recalls the summer his much-younger self spent at the Dunes...

  45. Flint firefighters find themselves in the middle of a rolling gunfight between vehicles  MLive.com

    Flint firefighter Jerry Sisvoski looks out of the window as a fire truck rushes to contain a blaze in Flint in this 2014 file photo. Jake May | MLive.com ( Jake May ).

  46. City approves new firefighter contract ending year-long dispute  MLive.com

    The new contract keeps the department intact, but not without major concessions.

  47. Sterling Heights, Eastpointe firefighters assist with Hurricane Florence rescues  The Macomb Daily

    Sterling Heights Fire Chief Chris Martin remembers walking along a dry road in Moore County, NC, after he and other specially trained firefighters had arrived to...

  48. Michigan teen to become firefighter after next birthday  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

    A 17-year-old Michigan teen has completed a nine-month academy program and passed a state-required test to become a firefighter.

  49. National Guard firefighters conduct validation exercises  United States Army

    Roaring down a concrete road not far from the base of the Organ Mountains, two M1142 Tactical Fire Fighting Trucks hastily position themselves away from the...

  50. Social-Justice Hucksters and the Dumb, Blind Media  Yahoo News

    Is it any wonder that American news consumers are at the end of their ropes of patience with the “mainstream media”?Three weeks ago, when I first documented...