Detroit Fire Department

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Curtis the dog (Credit: Michigan Humane Society)

Detroit Firefighters Save Dog From House Fire With Help Of Humane Society [VIDEO]

The dog is now ready for a new home after recovering from smoke inhalation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2015

These saws were stolen from Detroit firefighters as they were battling a blaze. (Credit: Detroit Firehouse/Facebook)

Saws Stolen From Detroit Fire Truck As Crews Battle Blaze

“To have them stolen, it’s a slap in the face,” said Jeremy Mullins, a 14-year veteran firefighter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2014

Jonathan Jackson (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Interim Fire Commissioner Retires Citing Serious Health Concerns

Mayor Duggan said he was saddened to have to accept Jackson’s resignation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

(Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Fire Battalion Chief Hurt In Crash

Authorities say he was on his way to a fire on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

Photo Credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ Newsradio 950

New EMS Rigs Hit Detroit Streets

Another delivery of new ambulances for the Detroit Fire Department Emergency Medical Service Division.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

Detroit Fire Department. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio950)

Sources: Detroit Fire Commissioner Don Austin Stepping Down

A shakeup could be coming to the Detroit Fire Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

R) Firefighter Martin Rucker receives prize winning check from Comerica's Janice Tessier. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Detroit Firefighter’s Good Intentions Bring Further Rewards

Firefighter Martin Rucker received his $10,000 prize for winning Comerica Bank’s Home of the Brave National Anthem singing contest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2013

(Photo Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Detroit Chemical Plant Fire Under Control

Things are under control at the scene of a fire at a chemical company on Detroit’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2013

First Battalion Detroit firefighter Michael Joiner says he's seen many fires where there were no working smoke detectors. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Focus On Fire Safety: Replace Those Batteries In Your Smoke Detectors

Since you set your clocks back this weekend, it’s also time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. The Detroit Fire Department is handing out free batteries for smoke detectors if you turn in your old ones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2013