detroit fire department

Ring of Fire

by mobrian on October 11, 2009

Detroit Fire Department

Squad 4 Entertained at Chemical Fire

Social media has made many of our actions in the fire service more visible then in years past.  This unusual video shows how dedicated musians can make our workplace that more interesting.

Thanks to Dave Statter at Statter911 and FirefighterNation for highlighting a funny incident that occured at a Detroit fire recently

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Detroit Council to Restore 19 EMS Jobs

Detroit Fire Deparment, Engine and Ladder

by mobrian on May 26, 2009

Council to Vote on Budget

The Detroit City Council is due to vote on the $3.5 billion dollar budget this week.  The budget restores approximately 19 EMS positions within the fire department although additional layoffs within the city are anticipated.

The Detroit News is reporting that nearly 300 layoffs will occur in the City Government and nearly 500 positions will not be filled that are currently open.

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Detroit 17 Year Veteran Fire Fighter Dies

November 16, 2008

Engine 23 fire fighter dies in vacant building fire On Saturday November 15, 2008 close to 5 am, Engine 23, Squad 3, and the other units of the first alarm assignment responded to a working fire on Sheridan street.  The dilapidated house had a working fire on the second floor which was initially knocked down […]

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