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No Pension Cuts For Retired Detroit Police, Firefighters In Bankruptcy Agreement

Uniformed retirees would see no cuts to their pension benefits under an agreement between the city of Detroit and police and fire unions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

Firefighters stand in the smoke from a fire. FILE PHOTO (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Firefighters Injured In Howell Blaze, Airlifted To Hospital

Authorities confirm that a blaze has injured at least two firefighters and they have been airlifted to a hospital in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2014

Detroit Fire Department. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio950)

Invalid Licenses Bump 19 Detroit Firefighters Off Job

The city said Friday that most allowed their licenses to expire or failed to pay fees and fines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

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Retired Volunteer Fire Chief Loses Home To Fire

Now, the community he served for decades is lending a helping hand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Wayne County Dedicates First Responders Memorial

A seven-panel, black wall bears the names of 401 fallen first responders, most of them from Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

Detroit Fire Department. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio950)

Petition Seeks Free Cable For Detroit Firefighters

A 22-year-old Detroiter is fighting for free cable service for first responders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2013

Highland Park Firefighters Move Into $2.7M Station

“It’s just like buying a new home. The guys are excited. Some guys stayed over even though they weren’t on the clock.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

(File photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Michigan DNR Sends Crew To Battle Montana Fire

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2013

(Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Firefighters Protest Detroit Bankruptcy

Firefighters, both active and retired, say the lives and property of Detroit citizens are in danger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2013

Samson Wright (Booking Photo)

Sentence Reversed In Arson That Hurt Detroit Firefighters

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

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