Detroit Fire Department
For the second time in six weeks, Detroit police, fire and EMS were forced to work without an operating emergency radio system.
There will be a 10 percent wage cut, cuts in overtime, and more.
Firefighters, both active and retired, say the lives and property of Detroit citizens are in danger.
In what was described as a crisis in the city, Detroit police, fire and EMS struggled, Friday morning, without the use of internal radio communications.
Two Detroit firefighters were seriously injured battling a blaze Wednesday night on the city’s east side.
AAA Michigan has awarded $23,500 to the Detroit Public Safety Foundation to pay for the inspection of aerial ladders and ground ladders used by the Detroit Fire Department.
It’s an urgent plea to the community from Detroit Firefighters who say they’re subjected to unsanitary working conditions.
Authorities say thieves broke into a closed fire station in Detroit and stole equipment including radios, tools off a fire truck and electronics.
The President of the Detroit Firefighters Association said the union is suing the city for negligence.
Some Detroit firefighters had to resort to drastic measures to keep warm this week when the heat went at their fire house.