Northville City Fire
Dept. to hold open houses and offer home fire safety reviews during Fire
Prevention Week in cities of Northville and Plymouth
Northville… In commemoration of Fire Prevention Week, the Northville
City Fire Department (NCFD) will host open houses from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
on Oct. 10 -15 at Station 1 in Northville, 215 W. Main; and Oct. 9 – 15
at Station 2 in Plymouth, 201 S. Main, where it also provides fire and
The department is also offering a free
home-fire-safety review to make fire safety recommendations. During the
review, a team of fire department personnel will meet with residents at
their home, review items such as smoke detectors, electrical outlets,
storage of flammable materials, home escape plans and other items that
can impact home fire safety. Residents will receive a written report of
During the open houses, fire department staff
will visit with guests, distribute fire safety information and provide
tours of the stations and equipment.
“All are welcome to stop
by, meet your local firefighters and EMS personnel, and learn about how
to protect your home, business and family,” said Fire Chief Steve Ott.
Group tours are available; for more information about group tours or
a home fire safety review, call 248-449-9920 in Northville or
734-453-1234, ext. 280, in Plymouth.
Fire Prevention Week
commemorates the Great Chicago Fire that began on Oct. 8, 1871 and
killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than
17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. It continued into
the next day and did the most extensive damage on Oct. 9. It is observed
each year during the week that includes Oct. 9.
The NCFD has 55 part
time and paid on-call personnel who provide fire prevention, fire
suppression and EMS services to 15,000 residents. The department
averages 1,600 calls for service each year.
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