The City of Birmingham covers approximately 4.7 square miles and is located in the south-east quadrant of Oakland County. The city is primarily residential, population 20,000, with a vibrant downtown district.
The Birmingham Fire Department consists of thirty full time personnel: Chief, Assistant Chief / Operations, three shift Captains, three Lieutenants, and twenty-two Firefighters and Paramedics. We also have one part-time Assistant Chief / Fire Marshal. Personnel operate out of two stations: Adams Station which is located on the east side of town and includes administrative offices, and the Chesterfield Station on the west side of town. The Department responds to approximately 2,000 calls per year. Along with firefighting and EMS duties, Birmingham also has personnel trained in hazardous materials and technical rescue response to work with the Oakway Special Response Teams. Birmingham houses and maintains one of the hazardous materials trucks (HM-1) for OakWay.
2016 Responses 2,211
The Fire Department is located at the southeast corner of Andover and Exeter Roads, west of the Township Hall.
It was organized in 1930. It is a full service fire department composed of 60 uniformed career firefighters and officers as well as two civilian secretaries.
The public is always welcome to visit the Fire Department and is especially encouraged to attend the annual Open House held during the second week of October and the free CPR classes are held three times per year.. The Fire Chief, Fire Marshal and other officers frequently attend neighborhood meetings and meet with community organizations to speak to residents and guests about fire safety and prevention and emergency medical services. To arrange for a tour or a speaker, call 248.433.7745.
2016 Responses 5,622
The Ferndale Fire Department provides fire services to the citizens of Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge. and Royal Oak Township. Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge residents also receive emergency medical services from the Department.
Ferndale Fire also shares a mutual aid pact with OAKWAY communities of Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Madison Heights, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Southfield, Waterford, and West Bloomfield. This mutual aid pact is an agreement among our communities to lend assistance should an emergency
2016 Responses 2,454
About the Department: The City of Madison Heights, Michigan is suburban community of 31,101 residents located two miles north of the City of Detroit. Madison Heights maintains a full-time, paid staff comprised of 25 sworn members operating out of two stations. The department provides fire suppression, advanced life support service with transport and hazardous materials response to an area of approximately 7.5 square miles.
The headquarters fire station is located at 31313 Brush Street and houses the administrative offices of the department. Running out of this station are one engine, a 2002 Pierce 1250-g.p.m. pumper, a 2002 Road Rescue medium-duty ambulance, a 1998 E-One 95 ft. aerial platform and a 40' Haz-Mat trailer. A 1989 1250-g.p.m. Quality pumper and a 1999 Road Rescue medium duty ambulance are kept at headquarters as reserves.
The out-station is located at 26339 John R and houses one engine, a 2004 1250-gpm Pierce pumper, a 2006 Horton medium-duty ambulance, and a 2001 24' Special Response Trailer.
2016 Responses 4,597
The Fire Department strives to protect and preserve life and property through fire suppression and prevention, education, and emergency medical services. The City's three fire stations are strategically located to provide the shortest possible response time to all areas of the City.
The department responds to thousands of incidents involving fire alarms, emergency medical and public assistance.
Fire personnel is also responsible for maintenance and repair of fire stations, fire trucks and vehicles, and fire apparatus.
Annually, the department inspects the City's target hazards including schools, gas stations, nursing homes and hospitals. The City's 1,400+ fire hydrants are inspected for leakage and general operating condition. Hydrants are also flow-tested and pumped on a cyclical basis.
2016 Responses 5,913
The Southfield Fire Department is comprised of 109 highly trained and motivated members which include the administrative staff and the firefighters.
The men and women of the Southfield Fire Department respond from five fire stations strategically located within the City. Our value to the community is measured in the services that we provide. The services provided by the Southfield Fire Department include fire prevention, fire suppression, basic and advanced life support, high-angle rescue, trench collapse rescue, building collapse rescue, confined space rescue, hazardous materials response, public fire education, and CPR and first aid training. Above all else, the Southfield Fire Department is a customer service organization dedicated to preserving the lives and property of our citizens and visitors.
The Southfield Fire Department serves the citizens of Southfield and Lathrup Village as well as a daytime population estimated at 175,000.
2016 Responses 14,132
The Waterford Regional Fire Department provides Fire, EMS and rescue services to the Charter Township of Waterford and the Incorporated Cities of Pontiac and Lake Angelus. Protecting the lives of over 131,000 residents, its jurisdiction lies in the center of Oakland County and spans 60 square miles including 40 lakes, an international airport, one of the country’s largest U.S. Postal Service and distribution centers and an international railroad with accompanying freight yard. It is made up of a mixture of industrial, commercial, retail and residential real estate.
The Department has a staff of 135 full-time and operates out of 9 fire stations strategically located throughout the region. It maintains an in-service fleet of 12 fully equipped fire engines, 3 aerial ladder trucks, a ground ladder & equipment truck, 6 Paramedic Advanced Life Support vehicles and 2 mobile command trucks. WRFD responds to over 12,000 calls for service per year and is currently the largest fire department in Oakland County.
We operate the Waterford EMS Academy, providing Basic EMT, MFR, ACLS, CPR, First aid and many other classes throughout each year.
2016 Responses 12,104
The West Bloomfield Fire Department provides services to the citizens of West Bloomfield, Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake Village and Sylvan Lake. The department is staffed with full-time firefighter / paramedics who provide services from six fire stations which are strategically located throughout its 36 square mile protection district to provide the best possible service in a timely fashion.
With an ISO protection classification of 4 through out West Bloomfield, and 3 in the communities of Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake Village and Sylvan Lake, the department maintains constant vigilance to protect lives and property from fires and other emergencies throughout its service area.
Our present workforce consists of the Fire Chief, 1 Fire Marshal, 5 Captains, 13 Lieutenants, 10 Sergeants, 57 firefighters, 2 fire inspector, 1 executive assistant and 2 clerks.
The West Bloomfield Fire Department provides many services to our community. The following is a basic list of primary services: fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, surface marine and ice rescue, fire prevention, prevention education, CPR programs
2016 Responses 7,845
MABAS 3202 is comprised of eight township/city full time career fire departments. They include Bloomfield Township, Southfield, Birmingham, West Bloomfield Township, Royal Oak, Waterford Regional, Madison Heights and Ferndale. Over 600 firefighters are represented in these eight communities. Nearly 460,000 residents and approximately 174 square miles are protected locally.