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Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt

May 23rd 2018

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt (Michigan Animal Rescue League, May 23, 2018)  Waterford, Pontiac, MI– The Waterford Regional Fire Department responded to a call about a small kitten stuck in an air conditioning unit on Tuesday, May 22.  The kitten had wedged itself into a tiny hole in the […]

Troy Firefighters Rescue Cat from Tree, Searching for Owner

December 30th 2017

Troy Firefighters Rescue Cat from Tree, Searching for Owner (Troy Fire Dept, Dec. 30, 2017) Troy, MI – On Dec. 26, just before 8:30 pm, the Troy Fire Chief began receiving information that a cat that had been stuck in a tree for the last day-and-a-half No specific location was provided, but the cat was […]

Waterford Fire Dept. Annual Longest Table Pancake Breakfast Sept. 9

August 31st 2017

Waterford Fire Dept. Annual Longest Table Pancake Breakfast Sept. 9 Waterford, MI – Join the Waterford Police Department and Waterford Regional Fire Department along with Lifepoint Church for the 15th Annual Longest Breakfast Table pancake breakfast and charities fundraiser.  This community favorite annual event will take place at Waterford Fire Department Headquarters 2495 Crescent Lake […]

Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills Celebrate Fire Academy Grads

May 22nd 2017

Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills Celebrate Fire Academy Grads (Auburn Hills City Manager Tom Tanghe, May 22, 2017) The cities of Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills celebrated Friday evening, May 19, 2017, the graduation of five recruits from the combined AH/RH Fire Academy. The event took place in Rochester Hills at the historic Rochester Hills […]

Troy Firefighters Face Challenges in Somerset Parking Garage Fires

December 19th 2016

Troy Firefighters Face Challenges in Somerset Parking Garage Fires (Troy Fire Dept, Dec. 19, 2016) Troy, MI – At the height of holiday shopping on Saturday afternoon, December 17th, Station #3 was dispatched to a vehicle fire in Section 2H of the north parking deck. Upon arrival, Troy Police and Somerset Security confirmed one car […]

Hazel Park Firefighters go 71 Flights in Full Gear for Charity

March 1st 2016

Hazel Park Firefighters go 71 Flights in Full Gear for Charity (Crystal Proxmire, March 1, 2016) Detroit, MI – Four Hazel Park firefighters held their own among firefighters through the region in a full-gear walk up 71 flights of stairs of the Detroit Renaissance Center. Michael Khoury, Scott Covarrubias, Sean Altman, and Brandon Stinnett all […]

Video Shows Fire at Waterford Home (video)

December 6th 2015

Video Shows Fire at Waterford Home (video) (C. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2015) Waterford, MI – On Dec. 4 Waterford Regional Firefighters were able to quickly put out a blaze that destroyed one room of a house in the 26000 block of Landsdowne on Dec. 4. The cause of the fire remains under investigation according to […]

Ferndale Firefighers Show W. Maplehurst a Good Time

September 27th 2011

Firefighters from the Ferndale Fire Department blocked off the street at Pinecrest for a neighborhood fire truck party. The party was purchased collectively by three families on the block, at a silent auction for Drayton Avenue Co-op Preschool.

Gas Leak Closes Troy and Paxton

September 12th 2011

“It’s going to be a couple hours at least before they get out here and get down to the problem,” the fireman said. “They’ll probably be working at it into the night.” He said that he expects the street to re-open by morning.