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Taylor Cuts 17 Firefighters Amid Budget Problems

Seventeen firefighters in Taylor are losing their jobs as a private company takes over emergency medical services for the area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

Dennis Leary. (File Photo/Getty Images)

Actor Denis Leary’s ‘Burn’ To Benefit Detroit Firefighters

The Detroit Fire Department is in the spotlight, thanks to actor Dennis Leary. He’s the executive producer behind the new documentary “Burn.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

Benton Harbor Police & Fire Departments Merge

Union agreements have been reached to merge the Benton Harbor police and fire departments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

Fire At Hardware Store In Hamburg Twp. Puts Halt In Area Traffic

Police have reopened M-36 between Merrill and Hamburg Road while fire crews continue to work at the scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2011

Harper Woods Considers Merging Police, Fire Dept.

Voters in Harper Woods will be deciding a big issue this coming week: whether or not to merge the city’s fire and police departments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2011

Girl’s Lie Turns Out To Be Costly Manpower Run

At one point there were three fire trucks, 25 fire fighters and several Detroit Police officers and workers with Detroit Water and Sewerage Department dispatched to the hoax.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2011

Apartment Bldg. Fire In Auburn Hills

Fire crews are on the scene of an apartment building fire in Auburn Hills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011

Mich. Fire Departments Get Federal Grant

Twenty fire departments in Michigan have millions in federal grants coming their way.


James Mack is seen at center with Mayor Dave Bing, left. (

Fire Commissioner James Mack Fired

The top two fire officials in Detroit were fired after the city’s mayor learned proper channels were not followed during an investigation into the alleged theft of a wallet by firefighters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2011

Courtesy Oakland County

Experimental Plane Crash At Oakland-Troy Airport

The pilot told emergency personnel that just before touching down the left wing of the plane “dipped abruptly” hitting the runway and damaging the landing gear.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2010