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Bloomfield Township Fire Central Station

The mission of the Bloomfield Township Fire Department is to protect lives, property and the environment through prompt, skillful, innovative fire and life safety services with compassion and respect.
 

Fire Stations and Apparatus

The Department serves the community from four fire stations.

Station No. 1 is located at 1155 Exeter in the Township government complex. It houses one Paramedic Engine, one Ladder Truck, one ALS Rescue Vehicle (Ambulance), SOAR (Special Operations AndPicture of map of Fire Station Locations Rescue), a boat, and several staff and utility vehicles.

Station No. 2 at 1063 Westview has one Paramedic Engine and one ALS Rescue vehicle (Ambulance).

Station No. 3 at 4151 W. Maple has one Paramedic Engine and one Rescue vehicle (Ambulance).

Station No. 4 at 2389 Franklin Road has one Paramedic Ladder and one Rescue vehicle (Ambulance).
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Personnel

Overall Staff

We currently staff 65 uniformed personnel and one civilian employee:

  • 1 Fire Chief
  • 1 Assistant Fire Chief
  • 1 Operations Officer
  • 1 Fire Marshal
  • 2 Lieutenant Fire inspectors
  • 1 Captain EMS Coordinator
  • 57 Firefighter/Paramedics in Fire Suppression/EMS
  • 1 Administrative Assistant (Fire Chief’s Office)

Firefighter/EMT/Paramedics Assignments by Station

Station 1 (Central Station)

  • 1 Battalion Chief/Paramedic
  • 1 Lieutenant/Paramedic
  • 5 Firefighter/EMT/Paramedics

Station 2

  • 1 Lieutenant/Paramedic
  • 3 Firefighter/EMT/Paramedics

Station 3

  • 1 Lieutenant/Paramedic
  • 3 Firefighter/EMT/Paramedics

Station 4

  • 1 Lieutenant/Paramedic
  • 3 Firefighter/EMT/Paramedics

Firefighter Schedule

The firefighter/paramedics work 24 hour shifts and are on duty at all stations seven days a week, 365 days a year, and work an average of 56 hours per week.

Community Services

File of Life

The “File of Life” is a mini-medical history file that is posted on the outside of a patient’s refrigerator, and/or carried in a wallet or purse. The objective is to make accurate and complete medical histories immediately known to fire department paramedics when the patient or a family member is unable to offer one.

The card, which is kept in a red plastic pocket labeled “File of Life” lists the patient’s name, emergency medical contacts, insurance policy information, health history, medications, dosages, allergies, doctor’s name, etc. You may pick up a File for Life card and holder at Fire Station No. 1, free of charge.  Call 248-433-7745 for more information.

Public Speakers

The Fire Chief, the Fire Marshal and other officers are always happy to speak to Bloomfield Township community groups and schools about fire safety and prevention and emergency medical services. They often visit schools to educate children and show them a fire truck. They speak at babysitting clinics to train babysitters in fire safety and emergency medical services. To arrange for a speaker for your group or school, please call 248-433-7745.

Car Seat Safety Information

Ascension Providence Hospital’s Trauma Prevention Services and Safe Kids Oakland County have partnered together to provide free, educational car seat installation checks to anyone (expecting parents, grandparents, caretakers, etc.) who would like to practice installing their seat while learning valuable recommendations and safety guidelines from a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.  Classes will be held at Bloomfield Township Central Fire Station (1155 Exeter, on Township Campus) held the 2nd Monday of every month. By Appointment only. To view dates/times, and to register visit:  https://ascension-mi.regfox.com/car-seat-installation-station-bloomfield-twp-mi

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