Detroit Fire Department

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Closed Fire Station In Detroit Hit By Thieves

Authorities say thieves broke into a closed fire station in Detroit and stole equipment including radios, tools off a fire truck and electronics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

(WWJ Photo, File)

Under Pressure: Detroit Firefighters Struggle As Casualties Rise, Resources Diminish

The President of the Detroit Firefighters Association said the union is suing the city for negligence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

A gas stove is used to heat a Detroit fire house. (Facebook photo)

Playing With Fire? Detroit Firefighters Use Stove To Stay Warm

Some Detroit firefighters had to resort to drastic measures to keep warm this week when the heat went at their fire house.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Tree fire demonstration. (credit: WWJ/Florence Walton)

Detroit Fire Marshals Demonstrate Christmas Tree Dangers

Detroit Fire Marshals put on their annual live Christmas tree education clinic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

(credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Detroit Firefighters Receive Generous Toilet Paper Donation

The plight of Detroit fire crew reporting a lack of essentials, including toilet tissue, have received a two truck-loads totally $20,000 in supplies from two area businessmen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

(credit: WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

4 Hurt In Crash With Detroit Fire Engine

Detroit Fire officails said a rig, that had coincidentally just left the repair shop, was struck by a sedan that ran a red light.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

Residents Respond To Detroit Firefighters’ Supply ‘Emergency’

Residents from the city and the suburbs have been dropping off donations to Detroit fire stations this week to resolve a difficult problem … no toilet paper.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

New Hearing Ordered In Detroit Fireman’s Death

The Michigan appeals court has ordered a new hearing to determine the prison sentence for a man whose fire killed a Detroit firefighter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

(WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Detroit Leaders Report Successful Anti-Arson Campaign

The numbers are in for the city of Detroit’s Angels Night campaign — with 93 fires reported over the three-night period.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2012


Detroit Firefighters Fear Sandy’s Wind Gusts On Eve Of Halloween

On the night before Halloween, Detroit firefighters are concerned about wind gusts of 45 miles per hour sent in by Superstorm Sandy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012