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.
A 22-year-old Detroiter is fighting for free cable service for first responders.
“It’s just like buying a new home. The guys are excited. Some guys stayed over even though they weren’t on the clock.”
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has sent 18 people to help fight a fast-moving fire that has burned more than 9,500 acres in western Montana.
Firefighters, both active and retired, say the lives and property of Detroit citizens are in danger.
A federal appeals court says a judge inadvertently violated a plea deal when he gave a 15-year prison sentence for a man who set a fire that paralyzed a Detroit firefighter and injured six of his colleagues.
Firefighters in St. Clair County battled a fire in a field in Clay Township that had motorists seeing smoke for miles.
A group of Detroit Firefighters are thanking the community Sunday morning, after making an urgent plea for latex gloves over the weekend.
Firefighters had to stretch fire hoses for nearly a block long, because a nearby fire hydrant had been shut off.