“It was about a three year process from start to launch.”
Clawson Fire Department Chief Troy Engel said the fire was extinguished about 20 minutes after firefighters got on scene.
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The City of Ferndale was among four cities denied storm cleanup funds for the damaged caused by high winds and fallen trees over Labor Day Weekend. On September 8, 2011 Mayor Dave Coulter signed a declaration calling the cleanup efforts a state of emergency, which is one of the requirements for a Homeland Security natural disaster grant.
The Ferndale Fire Department is working on putting together a CERT Team to help in the event of natural disasters, downed power lines, and other emergency situations. The Citizens Emergency Response Team can also be used in other situations to help with injuries, searches, having a presence at events in case help is needed, and possibly training other residents about safety and emergency preparedness.
A fire occurred at approximately 6:30pm in the 600 block of Livernois. According to Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan the fire began in the kitchen.