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When the smoke alarm sounds, ‘Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out’

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14

Gov. Rick Snyder proclaimed Oct. More...

DNR Firefighters

Department of Natural Resources firefighters (left to right), Jake Figley, Ray Delaney, Amy DeRuiter, Randy Hartman and David Utley II serve the DNR’s Roscom­mon Management Unit, out of the Roscommon, Hough­ton Lake and West Branch offices. More...

Gerrish Township

Greg Patchin was named Gerrish Township Fire De­partment 2017 Firefighter of the Year. He has served the department since 1990. He is certified as Firefighter I and II and in ice rescue and extrication. His wife, Jen, is also on the fire department. More...

Lake Township

Al “Hoppy” Harper has served on the Lake Town­ship Fire Department for 43 years. He has lived in the township for 45 years. He is HazMat-, ice rescue- and wildfire-certified. More...

Markey Township

Ken Elmore has lived in Markey Township for seven and a half years and served on the department for two. He is a retired firefighter from Lincoln Park. “I did 30- some years downstate,” he said. More...

Richfield Township

Brad Jackson joined the Richfield Township Department of Public Safety-Fire Division in March, 2017, after moving to the St. Helen area. He is married with three children and two grandchildren. He has been in the fire service for the last 26 years. More...

South Branch Township

George Torr is a 32-year firefighter for the South Branch Fire Department. He has lived in the township for 38 years and is retired from COOR Intermediate School District. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1979. More...

Roscommon County HazMat

Cody Parr serves as captain of the Roscommon County Spe­cial Response Team. He has been with the unit for five years and also has also served on the Roscommon Township Fire Depart­ment, where he is a 2nd lieutenant, for eight years. More...

Denton Township

Amber Nebor is a firefighter with the Denton Town­ship Fire Department. A 41-year resident of the town­ship, she also works as a paramedic. She has three chil­dren, Cord, Scout and Shaelyn. More...

Higgins Township

Mark Roemer has been on the Higgins Township Fire Department for two years. He is certified as a Firefighter I and II. A 25-year resident of the township, he served more than 21 years in the Army National Guard. More...

Lyon Township

Craig Williams is the assistant chief for the Lyon Township Fire Department. He has lived in the town­ship for 55 years. Of the 55 years he has lived in the township, he has been on the department for 43. More...

Nester Township

Todd DeLisle, Backus Township, is a Firefighter I- certified member of the Nester Township Fire Depart­ment. He been on the department since 1991 and also serves on the Richfield Township Fire Department. More...

Roscommon Township

Rob Christian is the assistant chief for the Roscom­mon Township Fire Department. He has been on the de­partment for six years, as long as he has been a resident. He works as a parts and inventory specialist at Signature Truck Systems. More...

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