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Wolverine Lake Chiefs Share Holiday Fire Prevention Tips

December 20th 2017

Wolverine Lake Chiefs Share Holiday Fire Prevention Tips Wolverine Lake, MI – Due to the recent increase in house fires in the area, we thought that it might be a good time for some Holiday safety tips regarding fire safety. Residential fires during the holiday season are more frequent, more costly, and more deadly than […]

Safety Tips to Avoid Kitchen Fires this Thanksgiving

November 20th 2017

Safety Tips to Avoid Kitchen Fires this Thanksgiving (Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Nov. 20, 2017) Lansing, MI – State Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer urges fire safety on Thanksgiving Day, which is the leading day for home cooking fires. Consumers who use portable deep fryers to cook turkeys should know the dangers and consider […]

Free Smoke Detectors Available Through Red Cross

February 28th 2017

Free Smoke Detectors Available Through Red Cross (American Red Cross Michigan Region, Feb. 28, 2017) Oakland County, MI – The American Red Cross Michigan Region is offering free smoke detectors. Here’s how… Fill out the Smoke Alarm Request Form ~The Red Cross and its partners will install a limited number of free smoke alarms for […]

Readers Urged to Check Thermostats for Recall Notices after Fire in Troy

September 15th 2016

Readers Urged to Check Thermostats for Recall Notices after Fire in Troy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2016) Troy, MI -The folks at Troy Medical Plaza had no idea that the thermostat in their building had been similar to one ordered recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (SPSC) until it caught fire on Wednesday […]

Fire at Royal Oak DPS Slowed by Sprinkler System

October 30th 2015

Fire at Royal Oak DPS Slowed by Sprinkler System (C. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2015) Thursday evening Royal Oak Fire Department responded to a call for a fire at the Department of Public Service yard. Mayor Jim Ellison wrote about the fire on his Facebook page, stating “We had a fire at the DPS yard this […]

Fire Safety for the Wintertime

December 8th 2011

When getting ready to deck your halls, don’t forget about Fire Safety. Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan says that the biggest worry for the FFD come Christmastime is people who aren’t careful with their decorations.