Dixon says that two dozen firefighters will pull a thousand foot six-inch wide cable out of the Detroit River.
One firefighter said that the closest ladder truck to Engine Company 33, Ladder 13, is about four miles away.
A Detroit woman is on a mission to make sure each Detroit firefighter has a brand new pair of state of the art safety boots.
Dearborn and Melvindale firefighters are taking to the street corners Tuesday through June 9th, asking residents to “Fill the Boot” for a good cause.
97.1 The Ticket morning show host Bill McAllister got to realize part of a childhood dream. He visited the Public Service Institute at Macomb Community College to participate in some of the firefighter training taking place at the facility.
Uniformed retirees would see no cuts to their pension benefits under an agreement between the city of Detroit and police and fire unions.
Authorities confirm that a blaze has injured at least two firefighters and they have been airlifted to a hospital in Ann Arbor.
The city said Friday that most allowed their licenses to expire or failed to pay fees and fines.
Now, the community he served for decades is lending a helping hand.
A seven-panel, black wall bears the names of 401 fallen first responders, most of them from Detroit.