Fire Department Earns ISO Ratings Reduction
Effective August 1, 2018, Springfield Township's ISO rating has been been reduced to a 3 (down from a 7). This puts your Fire Department in the top 12% of departments nationwide.
Homeowners are encouraged to contact their homeowners insurance company, as ISO ratings are often used in calculating premiums, and an ISO reduction may result in a reduction in homeowners insurance premiums. Verification letters, individualized for your address, can be obtained by calling or stopping by Station # 2 during normal business hours.
A tremendous amount of work went into this process, with contributions by each and every member of your Fire Department. This achievement was also aided significantly by funds available from the Fire Millage passed by Township voters in 2016.
Residents are able to register online for an annual permit, then call an automated phone number at 248-923-4169 on days you want to burn. Visit springfield.burnpermit.us to register, or visit Station # 2 if you'd like assistance getting registered.
J. David Feichtner
Captain Matt Strickland
Lieutenant Ryan Hart
Lieutenant Randy Harless
Sergeant Norris Walls
Sergeant Jon Miner
Sergeant John Murphy
Sergeant P.J. Kravetz
Office Hours (Station # 2)
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Fire Department is always on the lookout for dedicated recruits to join our team.
Have what it takes? Please fill out an application and deliver to the office at Station 2.
Springfield Township residents are required to have a burn permit for any open burning other than campfires. You can now register for an annual burning permit which is valid for the current calendar year. There is no cost for the permit. You can register online by visiting springfield.burnpermit.us or by visiting Station # 2 during regular business hours. Once registered, call the automated phone system at 248-923-4169 on days you wish to burn.
Once registered, you will call an automated phone system to notify the Fire Department of days you wish to burn.
Prescribed Burn Permits
For landowners, contractors, organizations and units of government seeking a burn permit to perform a prescribed broadcast burn for ecological, agricultural or forestry practices in Springfield Township, please apply for a permit using the Prescribed Burn Permit Application. Please call Fire Headquarters at 248-625-6699 during business hours with any questions.
The Springfield Township Fire Department is equipped to handle a wide range of fire, medical and other emergencies. Your Firefighters bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to bear on calls for help in Springfield Township. Cross-trained Firefighter/EMTs are also trained for a wide variety of specialized response including ice rescue, hazardous materials and technical rescue.
Responding from three fire stations, with the following fire apparatus:
Fire Station #1
- Bravo 391 - 2003 Ford E450 Basic Life Support Transport Vehicle
- Brush 1 - 1972 Jeep CJ5 with a 10 gpm pump carrying 50 gallons of water (owned by DNR)
- Engine 1 - 2003 American Lafrance Engine with a 1,250 gpm pump and carrying 750 gallons of water
- Rescue 1 - 2002 Pierce Rescue/Pumper with a 1,250 gpm pump carrying 500 gallons of water, this unit also carries a variety of rescue and vehicle extrication equipment
- Tanker 1 - 2011 International Firovac tanker with a 1,000 gpm pump carrying 3,000 gallons of water
- Bravo 392 - 2003 Ford E450 Basic Life Support Transport Vehicle
- Brush 2 - 2017 Ford F350 grass/wildland fire fighting skid in the bed 75 gpm pump and 250 gallons of water (Federal Grant Funded)
- Car 1 - 2018 Ford F150 Chief's vehicle
- Car 2 - 2015 Chevy Suburban Command Vehicle
- Engine 2 - 2003 American Lafrance Engine with a 1,250 gpm pump and carrying 750 gallons of water
- Tanker 2 - 2018 International Firovac tanker with a 1,000 gpm pump carrying 3,000 gallons of water
- Utility 1 - 2009 GMC Sierra Support unit
- Engine 3 – 2006 KME custom cab 1,250 gpm pump carrying 1,000 gallons of water
- Engine 4 - 2000 Custom Cab Pierce with a 1,500 gpm pump carrying 750 gallons of water (reserve engine)
- Service 1 - 1993 KME engine with a 1,250 gpm pump that carrying 1,000 gallons of water
- Tanker 3 – 2008 International US tanker 1,000 gpm pump carrying 2,100 gallons of water
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