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.
Community members say there has been a rash of fires recently and they will fight to keep this essential service.
A city plagued by arson fires now has fewer engines on the streets and police officers on patrol.
A federal grant will allow Detroit to keep more than 100 firefighters scheduled to be laid off.