Flint Fire Department

Flint Fire Department Unveils New Fire Truck
The Flint Fire Department unveiled its newest fire truck on Thursday and put it into immediate use. The new truck was specifically for Flint with specification coming straight from the department. The $467,800 truck was paid for by a special Community Development Block Grant awarded to the city...
Fire Calls in Flint Drop Almost 60 Percent
According to the latest report from Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, the city has seen a 58 percent drop in fire calls. Earley attributed the decline to a citywide effort to demolish abandoned houses. NBC 25 says Earley also highlights a door-to-door fire education campaign and 911 call-scree…
Flint Emergency Manager Plans to Hire Public Safety Consultant
Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has filed notice of his intent to hire a public safety consultant to look at the Flint Police and Fire Department operations.
MLive says Earley signed a resolution authorizing an $85,100 contract with the International City/County Management Association's Center…
City of Flint Reminds Residents About Burning Yard Waste
The City of Flint is reminding residents that the outdoor burning of brush of any kind is prohibited without a permit. Burning brush within the city presents a safety hazard to the neighborhood according to a news release. When called, firefighters will respond to illegal brush fires and extinguish …
City of Flint Denied Request for $7.9 Million SAFER Grant
The City of Flint received word today from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that its application for the Sustaining Adequate Fire Emergency Response (SAFER) grant has been denied. This most recent application was for $7.9 million and was intended to provide funding for 39 positions wit…

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