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This page was created on January 3, 2017 &
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This page lists the 2017 alarm breakdown by category for each month, year and municipality.
Below that are the alarms that have expired from the "Last 10 Alarms" page.


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2017 Alarm Breakdown By Month & Category

Category

Jan Feb Mar Totals Clayton
Township
Swartz
Creek
1. Structure Fires (in our fire district); + those dispatched as structures, but determined to be something else. 1 2 3 6 3 3
2. AMA's given to the Flushing Fire Dept (started 5/10/99) 3 3 8 N/A N/A
3. AMA's given to Gaines Township Fire Dept (started 11/13/99) 2 0 0 2 N/A N/A
4. AMA's given to Venice Township Fire Dept (started 03/11/02) 0 0 1 1 N/A N/A
5. Mutual Aid responses not involving AMA 0 1 3 4 N/A N/A
6. Vehicle fires & those out on arrival 0 1 1 2 1 1
7. Vehicle fires (false; steam/unfounded) 0 1 2 1 1
8. Misc. minor fires 1 0 0 1 1 0
9. Grass and/or brush fires 0 1 1 2 1 1
10. Open burns (permit/authorized & unauthorized/unattended) 1 0 2 2 0
11. Smoke investigations/smoke scares 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fire alarms (false, unfounded or burnt food) 2 2 5 3 2
13. Vehicle extrications & entrapments 0 0 1 0 1
14. Electrical problems, no fire 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spillage of vehicle fluids 0 1 3 1 2
16. Lines down and/or arcing (power and/or phone) 0 0 5 5 1 4
17. Assist ambulance with lifting, public assist & etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Misc. non fires (CO, gas odor, unfounded, etc. or situations that don't catalog above) 3 2 3 8 3 5
19. Weather watches 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A
Totals 13 13 26 52 17 20

Alarms that have expired from the Last 10 Alarms Page.
 
January
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1 10 01/02 1512 1,000 block of Houston Dr, Clayton Township Dispatched for heavy black smoke investigation, west of the caller on S. Seymour Rd.  C1 on scene investigation found a fuel oil storage drum being burned for usage as a pig roaster. The owner had called for a burning permit earlier.  He was directed to remove the drum.  All units were held at their stations. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 6 2 2
2 12 01/06 1233 3,000 block of Pine Run Dr., Clayton Township Responded to a residential fire alarm. C1 on scene determined burnt food activated the alarm.  The occupant removed the pan to the back deck. All units were held at their stations. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 7 3 B
3 3 01/07 2308 9,000 mile of Baldwin Rd, Gaines Township Dispatched as AMA to assist the GTFD with an attached garage fire. E12 & T23 responded.  Crews assisted with overhaul while T23 stood by until released. Lieut. Brendt Cole (R) 10 5 B
4 8 01/09 2109 1,000 block of Houston Dr, Clayton Township Responded to a CTPD report of a trash receptacle on fire. C1 responded POV as dry chemical extinguishers were being used. All units were held at their stations as the fire was extinguished. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 9 5 2
5 18 01/11 0750 2,000 mile of McKinley Rd, Clayton Township Dispatched for a tree removal from a call by a school bus driver. E21 & E11 responded. On scene, C1 determined the tree could be removed with E21 only. E11 was canceled and returned.  The tree was removed with a chainsaw to the ditch. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 8 2 2
6 3 01/18 2127 11,000 mile of Cook Rd, Gaines Township Responded as AMA to assist the GTFD with a potential structure fire. C2, E12 & T23 responded. As C2 arrived on scene, all SCAFD units were canceled. Asst. Chief Dave Plumb (R) 10 7 B
7 01/19 1831 100 block of Terrace St., Flushing Dispatched as AMA to assist the FFD with a commercial structure fire. On scene, E22 was directed to stand by a the hydrant. Once the fire was determined to be out, E22 was returned. Capt. Tim McKnight (R) 9 9 B
8 18 01/21 2055 In the area of Miller & Dye, Swartz Creek C2 responded to a report of odor in the area. On scene investigation determined an above ground gas line vent was activated. All units were held at their stations. Asst. Chief Dave Plumb (C-R) 7 5 1
9 18 01/22 1524 4,000 block of Windsor Ct, Swartz Creek Dispatched to a odor investigation. C4 & E12 responded. On scene, the occupant indicated she was unable to tolerate an odor from the furnace vents. The smell was believed to be that of a dead animal. Complex maintenance was contacted for correction.  E12 utilized the gas detector to eliminate potential harmful gases. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 10 6 1
10 12 01/25 1220 3,000 mile of S. Seymour Rd, Clayton Township 911 dispatched for a residential fire alarm. Before any responders were enroute to the scene, the alarm was canceled by the alarm company.  All units were held at their stations. Chief Brent Cole (R) 4 3 B
11 1 01/26 0049 1,000 mile of S. Sheridan Rd, Clayton Township Responded to a fully involved pole building fire with AMA from FFD, GTFD and VTFD. Due to limited access to the building, line had to be stretch to the scene.  The building was a total lose.  E22, E12, T23, E11 & S16 responded. Asst. Chief Dave Plumb (C)
Chief Brent Cole (R)
10 7 B
12 2 01/29 1813 10,000 mile of W. Mt. Morris Rd, Flushing Township Dispatched as AMA to assist the FFD with a potential structure.  Flushing C2 on scene reported smoke in the back of the house. E22 responded with 5.  Just a crews arrived on scene, they were returned to service as the FFD brought the situation under control. Capt. Tim McKnight (R) 9 8 B
13 2 01/30 2016 5,000 mile of N. Seymour Rd, Flushing Township Responded as AMA to assist the FFD with a potential chimney fire. 911 reported 2' flames coming from the chimney flue.  E22 responded with 5, but was canceled, as the FFD crew was able to bring the fire under control before arrival. Capt. Tim McKnight (R) 11 9 B
February
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14 12  02/02 2143 9,000 mile of Miller Rd, Clayton Township Dispatched for a commercial fire alarm. C2 on scene reported a painter tripped a pull station. All units were held at their stations. Asst. Chief Dave Plumb (C-R) 6 6 B
15 15 02/03 0245 7,000 mile of Corunna Rd, Clayton Township Responded to a potential entrapment with vehicle roll over. C1 on scene was advised by CTPD the driver was out of the vehicle. E21 & E11 responded for traffic control & vehicle fluid clean up. E12 was canceled. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 10 5 B
16 1 02/04 0528 2,000 mile of S. Morrish Rd, Clayton Township Dispatched for a potential structure with AMA form GTFD & FFD. C1 on scene was advised the fire may be out.  CTPD (fire extinguisher) & owner (water) extinguished the fire. AMA was canceled with E12 & E21 responding only to investigate with thermal imaging cameras.  The fire was confined to a bathroom without structural damage.  Smoke detectors alerted the residents of the fire. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 10 5 B
17  5 02/07 1823 2,000 block of Nerredia St., Flint Township Responded as MA to assist the FTFD from a request for a pumper and air a structure. E12 & C2 responded.  Crews assisted with extinguishment, overhaul & SCBA air bottle filling. Sgt. Greg Warning (R) 7 6 B
18 6 02/11 0006 EB I-69, E of Morrish, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a car fire. C4 on scene reported the fire to be minor. E11 continued while all other units were held at their stations. Once underway again, the catalytic converter started glowing. C5 stopped the vehicle & requested a tow through 911. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 9 5 B
19 18 02/11 1119 EB I-69, W of Morrish, Swartz Creek Responded to an odor investigation. C4 & E12 responded.  Investigation from Nichols to Miller determined the incident to be unfounded. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 7 7 1
20 2 02/15 1319 7,000 mile of W. Potter Rd, Flushing Township Dispatched as AMA to assist the FFD with a chimney fire. E22 with 3, laddered the roof to remove the chimney cap.  E12, with 3, stood by on scene.  The fire was removed from the fire box & a dry chemical extinguisher was used to extinguish the fire. Chief Brent Cole (R) 6 4 B
21 18 02/15 2318 8,000 mile of Miller Rd, Swartz Creek Responded to a report of an odor of natural gas. C4 & E12 responded.  Investigation found the pilot light out for the hot water heater. It was relit while advising the occupant to contact a plumber or CE in the event it happened again. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C)
Lieut. Walt Melen (R)
6 7 1
22 7 02/18 0539 WB I-69, W of Morrish, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a potential vehicle fire. E11, E12, S16 & T23 responded. C4 in the area was unable to find any vehicle fire after investigation.  It was believe steam may have cause a passerby to call.  All units were canceled. Asst, Chief Dave Plumb (C-R) 11 7 B
23 1 02/19 1445 5,000 block of Helmsley Dr, Swartz Creek Responded to a residential structure fire with AMA from GTFD & FFD. C2 on scene reported light smoke showing. C4 assumed OPS while C2 assumed IC. E12 crew advanced a cross lay to the seat of the fire for extinguishment. E11 & E21, with GTFD assisted with extinguishment & overhaul. FFD stood by as RIT. Asst. Chief Dave Plumb (C-R) 8 8 B
24 12 02/20 1509 4141 S. Morrish Rd, Swartz Creek Dispatched to a water flow alarm from the cooler riser at Meijer. C4, as he was arriving on scene, was advised by 911 it was a false alarm.  All units were held at their stations. The fire pump was running & reset. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 5 7 B
25 9 02/21 0143 RR tracks W of Morrish, Swartz Creek Responded to a report of fire along the RR tracks. C4 & G17 (with 3) responded.  GTFD was already on the RR tracks at Duffield & had requested 911 to stop any trains.  The fire was extinguished. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 8 6 1
26 2 02/25 1330 11,000 mile of Stanley Rd, Flushing Township Dispatched as AMA to assist the FFD with a potential structure fire.  E22 (with 5) and E12 (with 5) responded.  Before arrival, SCAFD units were advised the fire was extinguished.  SCAFD units canceled. Chief Brent Cole (R) 10 5 B
March
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27 2 03/01 0948 7,000 mile of Coldwater Rd, Flushing Township Responded as AMA to assist the FFD with a potential structure fire. E22 responded with 3.  Before arrival, IC reported the electrical from from an outlet, that spread up the wall, was contained by those on scene.  E22 canceled. Chief Brent Cole (R) 5 5 B
28 12  03/01 1607 5,000 block of Crosscreek Dr, Swartz Creek Dispatched for alarm activation in a basement. C4 on scene investigation determined the alarm was a high water alarm for a sump pump.  All apparatus were canceled. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 6 5 B
29 13 03/04 0104 WB I69 exit ramp to Miller Rd, Swartz Creek Responded to a report of vehicle accident with entrapment. C4 on location was advised there was not entrapment.  All SCAFD units were canceled. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 6 7 B
30 10 03/06 1710 4,000 mile of S. Duffield Rd, Clayton Township Dispatched for an unknown fire adjacent to Swartz Creek Meadows.  C2 on scene reported a controlled burn.  The owner indicated he had called the SCAFD to report the situation.  All units were canceled. Asst. Chief Dave Plumb (C-R) 6 6 1
31 2 03/06 2100 1,000 block of Cedarwood Dr, Flushing Responded as AMA to assist the FFD with a potential apartment complex fire on the third floor. Before arrival, it was reported the fire was caused by burnt food, reported by another occupant in the building.  E22, responding with 6, canceled. Chief Brent Cole (R) 10 9 B
32 18 03/07 1115 7,000 block of Northfield Cir, Clayton Township Dispatched for an unknown odor investigation. C1 on scene was unable to find any odor.  All the occupants were feeling fine.  E21 was canceled. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 5 6 2
33 16 03/08 1215 10,000 mile of Calkins Rd & Corunna Rd near Morrish, Clayton Township Responded to a report of wires down & smoking. E21 responded with 2.  Investigation determined a primary wire broke when a tree fell against it.  Part of the wire caused another tree to burn at the top.  CE was notified. Before leaving, another call was received for low hanging wire across Corunna Rd.  E22 & E11 responded and removed the wire. Chief Brent Cole (C-R) 4 5 2
34 16 03/08 1528 5,000 block of S. Seymour Rd, Swartz Creek L9 was advised by the  Swartz Creek DPS of a report of a tree down in the back yard. Investigation determined the magnitude of the alarm required 911 dispatch.  E11 (on Greenleaf Dr) & E21 (on Seymour Rd) responded.   A large pine tree fell against primary & secondary wires cause wires down and burn of the pine tree.  CE was notified.  Caution tape was used to secure the area and those resident at home were advised of the situation. Capt. Brendt Cole (C-R) 6 5 1
35 2 03/08 1639 100 block of W. Henry St., Flushing Dispatched as AMA to assist the FFD with a basement fire. E22 (4) and E12 (4) responded.  Crews established RIT & assisted with reloading hose.  E12 left the scene early to respond to alarm 36. Chief Brent Cole (R) 8 6 B
36 16 03/08 1718 7,000 mile of Miller Rd, Swartz Creek While on scene at alarm 35, alarm received for wires down. E12 responded from alarm 35 while E11 responded from station 1.   Investigation determined a tree had fallen on the service lines to the house pulling the meter mast from the house.  The tree prevented access to the meter.  The main breaker was turned off & caution tape was put into place while CE was notified.  A 4 to 6 hour CE response was advised to the occupant. Lieut. Walt Melen (C-R) 9 6 1
37 16 03/08 1949 5,000 block of Durwood Dr, Swartz Creek Responded to wires down, caused by a tree.  C4, C2 & E11 responded.  Investigation found no arcing.  The area was taped off & CE was notirfied. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 10 10 1
38 16 03/11 0722 5,000 block of S. Seymour Rd, Swartz Creek Dispatched to a potential wires arcing call.  C4 & E11 on scene investigation determined the sun was caused the belief that was were arcing, when it was actually the sun reflecting off a tag.  The location had been without power since 03/08.  No action was taken. Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C)
Sgt. Greg Warning (R)
11 9 1
39 9 03/11 2338 EB I-69 between Duffield & M-13, Clayton Township At the request of the CTPD to a median grass fire, C4, G17, E11 & S16 responded.  Once the grass fire was extinguished, crews assisted with traffic control while a disabled vehicle was removed Batt. Chief Steve Tabit (C-R) 6 7 1
40 03/12 0937 4,000 mile of Corunna Rd, Flint Township Dispatched as MA to assist the FTFD with a commercial structure fire. E22 & E12 responded.  E22 provided 5" supply hose to the FTFD attack engine.  Crews assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Lieut. Rob Fitzpatrick (R) 10 8 B
41 5 03/12 0957 WB I-69 between I-75 & Bristol Rd, Flint Township While participating in alarm 40, the SCAFD was dispatched for a grass fire on WB I69 at Miller Rd.  On scene, it was determined the alarm was actually in Flint Township.  Since they were tied up with alarm 40, E12 broke from the scene and assisted G17 with multiple fires in the area. Asst. Chief Dave Plumb (C)
Lieut. Walt Melen (R)
9 6 B
42 5 03/12 2253 3,000 block of Suffolk Ct, Mt. Morris Township Responded as MA through coordination to stand by at MMTFD #2 during an apartment building fire.  Before arrival, E21 was diverted to the scene along with S16.  Crews assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Capt. Tim McKnight (R) 5 8 B
                   

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