Grand Rapids Fire Department

Home Fires In West Michigan On The Rise Due To Cold Temps
As the temperatures plummet, the risk of fire increases as residents try to keep their homes warm. According the Grand Rapids Fire Department, it’s not always about space heaters being too close to curtains or clothing. Fire officials are warning residents of circuit overloading being a fire hazard...
9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit and Scout Salute at Ford Museum This Weekend
Grand Rapids is proud to be hosting the "9/11 Never Forget" mobile exhibit again this year, at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum.  Beginning today at 2:30 p.m., through Sunday, September 11, the exhibit will be open to the public in the parking lot of the museum. And,  in addition, it is the 15th Annual Community Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute on Sunday.
Fire Fighters to “Fill the Boot” This Weekend at The BOB
Our Grand Rapids Fire Fighters are always here to help people, no matter what the need.  They are real American Heroes.  And, this week, they'll be helping the Muscular Dystrophy Association fight neuromuscular disease by raising funds for research, clinical care and support services; and to send kids to a free week of MDA Summer Camp!
Grand Rapids Fire Department to Help With Smoke Dectectors
Most of us have smoke detectors in our homes.  At least I HOPE we all have smoke detectors.  The problem may be that we don't have enough.  One or two won't cut it.  You need more to protect you and your family. If you live in Grand Rapids, a new survey says almost all Grand Rapids houses do not have enough working smoke detectors.
City Of Grand Rapids Honors Employees Who Go Above & Beyond
Tuesday morning the city of Grand Rapids took some time out to honor employees who have gone above and beyond, not because they had to, but just because they wanted to help their community. The Team of the Year is the Grand Rapids Fire Department’s Utility Two team.  They got together to turn an old city dump truck into a traffic barrier that served to protect fire engines on the highway.  The be
Grand Rapids Fire Inspector Wins State Award
A hearty congratulations to Grand Rapids fire inspector Ted Jensen.  The Michigan Fire Inspectors Society recently named him the state's fire educator of the year, crediting him with an extensive campaign to raise fire awareness and safety precautions...