The problem is so bad in some places the firefighters have taken collections among themselves to buy some supplies.
Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.
Firefighters will go door-to-door through a Detroit neighborhood Friday afternoon, passing out free smoke detectors and batteries.
Detroit firefighters are getting some new protective gear, as well as 100 automatic defibrillators, thanks in part to a $1.75 million Federal Emergency Management Authority grant.
As the demolition continued this week at Detroit’s old Redford High School, area residents are thrilled.
The cash-strapped suburb of Allen Park is getting federal help to hire six firefighters.
Frustrated Detroit firefighters and police officers took their message to Mayor Dave Bing’s home on Friday.
The mayor of Taylor will not be going to jail for contempt of court, after changing his mind and accepting an $8.1 million grant that will allow the city to hire back 32 laid off fire fighters.
To help raise money for its own fire department, the City of Hamtramck is offering a helping hand to the City of Detroit when responding to emergencies.
Detroit firefighters had to rescue one of their own Tuesday morning while battling a fire on the city’s west side.