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Protest Organizer Lyn Thomas (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Detroit Neighbors Protest Firehouse Closure

Community members say there has been a rash of fires recently and they will fight to keep this essential service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012


Detroit Fire, Police Departments Suffer Deep Cuts

A city plagued by arson fires now has fewer engines on the streets and police officers on patrol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Federal Grant Helps Detroit Keep Firefighter Jobs

A federal grant will allow Detroit to keep more than 100 firefighters scheduled to be laid off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Bing: Detroit To Lay Off 164 Firefighters

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he’s laying off 164 city firefighters, but that he expects the city will get a federal grant to fund and restore 108 of those positions

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

(credit: Omar AlMasmari)

3 Hamtramck Firefighters Injured

Three firefighters were hurt Friday morning while fighting a fire at a vacant house in Hamtramck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2012

New Jersey firefighter (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]



Firefighters Lift Car Off Man After Parking Lot Accident

Troy police say the 69-year old man was taken to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital after firefighters lifted the 2011 Cadillac off him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012

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Detroit Firefighters Gearing Up To Vote On Contract Proposal

Detroit City Councilman James Tate said he has received mixed reactions from the union membership.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

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Detroit Reaches Tentative Deal With Firefighters

The mayor’s office and firefighters’ union have agreed to a tentative deal on concessions aimed at cutting the city’s budget deficit and keeping Detroit’s finances out of the hands of a state-appointed emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012


Taylor Cuts 17 Firefighters Amid Budget Problems

Seventeen firefighters in Taylor are losing their jobs as a private company takes over emergency medical services for the area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012