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This page lists the 2018 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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2020 Alarm Breakdown By Month & Category

Category

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Totals Clayton
Township
Swartz
Creek
1. Structure Fires (in our fire district); + those dispatched as structures, but determined to be something else. 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 4
2. AMA's given to the Flushing Fire Dept (started 5/10/99) 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 NA NA
3. AMA's given to Gaines Township Fire Dept (started 11/13/99) 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 NA NA
4. AMA's given to Venice Township Fire Dept (started 03/11/02) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA NA
5. Mutual Aid responses not involving AMA 1 2 0 1 1 4 NA NA
6. Vehicle fires & those out on arrival 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
7. Vehicle fires (false; steam/unfounded) 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1
8. Misc. minor fires 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
9. Grass and/or brush fires 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 0
10. Open burns (permit/authorized & unauthorized/unattended) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0
11. Smoke investigations/smoke scares 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
12. Fire alarms (false, unfounded or burnt food) 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5 4
13. Vehicle extrications & entrapments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
14. Electrical problems, no fire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
15. Spillage of vehicle fluids 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
16. Lines down and/or arcing (power and/or phone) 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 3
17. Assist ambulance with lifting, public assist & etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Misc. non fires (CO, gas odor, unfounded, etc. or situations that don't catalog above) 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 6 4
19. Weather watches 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA NA
Totals 16 10 14 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 25 20

Alarms that have expired from the Last 10 Alarms Page.
 
January
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7 1/8 0944 WB I 69/EO Morrish Rd, Swartz Creek Responded for a report of a Semi on fire. C2 responded. On arrival, the Semi had its hood up with a lot of white steam mistaken as smoke coming from the engine area. The driver advised he threw a belt and had help on the way. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 7 3 B
2 2 1/9 1212 400 block of Deland St, Flushing Dispatched AMA to Flushing for a residential structure fire. FLF C1 arrived to find a working fire. SCAFD E22 & E12 responded and assisted with suppression, overhaul and water supply. Batt Chief Brednt Cole (R) 6 3 B
3 7 1/10 1433 WB I 69 EO of the Rest Area, Clayton Twp. Responded for a report of a Semi on fire. C1 & E11 responded. Investigation found no fire, the semi brakes were smoking and driver had help on the way. Chief Dave Plumb (C,R) 5 3 B
4 16 1/11 0952 1,000 block of S/ Van Vleet, Clayton Twp. Dispatched to a report of a grass fire caused by down power wires. E21 and C2 responded. Grass fire was out on arrival, no arching or sparking was coming from the lines that were down in the backyard. Consumers was notified and SCAFD units cleared. Lieut. Scott Martin (C,R) 12 6 2
5 18 1/13 0418 7,000 block of Springbrook Ct, Swartz Creek Responded for a report a CO alarm activation. C2 & E12 responded. Investigation found that the detector had reached it end of service. Co levels were checked in the home and levels were found to be acceptable. The occupant was advised to replace her CO alarm. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 1 3 1
6 1 1/13 1719 2,000 block of Rosewood Dr, Clayton Twp Dispatched along with our AMA from Gaines and Flushing for a residential structure fire. C2, C1, E12, E21, E22, E11 responded. Flushing C1 arrived to find a working fire. Investigation found heavy black smoke. E12 arrived and stretched a1 through the garage and extinguished the fire with minimal water. Flushing crew assisted with ventilation. E-21 prepped the hydrant in the cul-de-sac. Further investigation found the homeowner had a bag of popcorn in the microwave when the fire occurred. Fire appears to have stated inside the microwave, then spread to the cabinets above it. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 11 7 B
7 5 1/13 1755 3,000 block of Flushing Rd, Flint Twp. While on incident #6, Flint Twp Fire requested Flushing and Swartz Creek for mutual aid on a 2nd box alarm on a commercial structure fire. E21 and Flushing crew cleared incident #6 and responded. E21 stood by at Flint Twp station 1 to cover alarms in their district. While on standby, E21 was requested to the scene to assist in investigating another fire call. The TI was used to determine there was no fire and only a malfunctioning washing machine. E21 crew returned to Flint Twp Sta.1 until cleared by Flint Twp IC Capt. Tim McKnight (R) 13 7 B
8 3 1/16 0333 100 W Walker St, Gaines Village Dispatched AMA to Gaines Twp for a residential structure fire. E12 & T23 responded and were canceled when it was determined to be a large open burn. Lieut. Walt Melen 2 5 B
9 13 1/17 0923 W. Bristol Rd /Miller Rd, Swartz Creek Responded for an entrapment at Miller & Bristol. E11, E21 and S16 responded. Crews removed the driver side back door, B post, and rolled the driver side from door away enough for EMS crews to work and remove and transport the patient. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 6 2 B
10 8 1/17 1423 9,000 block of Miller Rd, Clayton Twp. While driving on Miller Rd, C1 observed a BBQ grill pit on fire with a vinyl canopy over the pit also on fire. C1 requested dispatch. E11 responded as well as Swartz EMS to evaluate an employee. Chief Dave Plumb (C,R) 3 5 1
11 18 1/21 0721 7,000 block of Calkins Rd, Clayton Twp. Responded for a report a Fire Alarm/CO combo activation. C2 & E21 responded. Investigation found that the detector was sounding for smoke and no smoke was found. The occupant was advised to replace the unit due to malfunction. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 3 4 2
12 18 1/23 1107 8,000 block of Beecher Rd, Clayton Twp. Dispatched to  a report a CO alarm activation. E21 responded. Investigation found that the detector had reached it end of service. Co levels were checked in the home and levels were found to be acceptable. The occupant was advised to replace her CO alarm. Lieut. Scott Martin (C,R) 4 3 2
13 2 1/28 1754 200 block of E. Henry St, Flushing Responded AMA to Flushing for a dryer on fire. E22 responded.  Flushing crews exstinguished the fire on their arrival and canceled all AMA. Capt. Tim McKnight (R) 7 3 B
14 2 1/29 1352 8,000 block fo Brook Dr, Flushing Dispatched AMA to with Flushing for a residenatial structure fire, T23 and E12 responded. On arrival T23 supplied Flushings lead engine with water. E12s crew assisted with extiguishing the fire and also helped with the overhaul. Lieut. Scott Martin (R) 4 3 B
15 2 1/30 0649 11,000 block of Carpenter Rd, Flushing Responded AMA with Flushing Fire for a possible Structure fire. Caller reported smoke and flames coming from the chimney. While enroute Flushing Fire canceled all AMA investigation found a wood burning stove. Lieut. Rob Fitzpatrick 5 1 B
16 18 1/31 1737 8,000 block of Miller Rd,  Swartz Creek Dispatched for a odor investigation at a commerical building. C2 & C1 responded. Investigation found no odor of natual gas or indication of an gas leak.  Further investigation found that the owner had just turned on the furnace after it being off for a extended period. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 10 4 1
February
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17 5 2/5 1100 6,000 block of Reid Rd, Mundy Twp Responded to assist Mundy Fire Department with a tanker and manpower at a barn fire. E12 & T23 responded.  T-23 provided water supply and E12s crew assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 6 2 B
18 7 2/6 0853 WB I 69 WO of S. Seymour Rd, Clayton Twp. Dispatched to the area of I-69 near Seymour Rd for a vehicle fire. E11 responded with 6. Investigation found a vehicle that wad overheating. E11's crew followed vehicle to M13 exit where she pulled in to store parking lot and waited for help. Lieut. Rob Fitzpatrick (C,R) 8 2 1
19 14 2/8 0620 4,000 block of S. Morrish Rd, Swartz Creek Responded for an electrical problem in the parking lot of a commercial business. C2 responded. Investigation found an underground box that was exposed and that was full of boiling water from what appeared to be a short circuit underground that was heating the water. Store manager contact their electrician for evaluation and placed barriers around it to keep anyone away until the source was determined. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 11 3 1
20 12 2/12 1305 1 Dragon Dr, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a commercial fire alarm. Resource officers on scene advised of the cancel. Lieut. Rob Fitzpatrick (R) 6 2 B
21 6 2/16 1907 EB I 69 @ Rest Area, Clayton Twp. Responded for a vehicle fire at the rest area. C2 & E11 responded. Arrival found passenger car on fire in the truck parking lot with no exposures. E11 stretched a 1 3/4 line to extinguish the fire. The fire appeared to have originated in the engine compartment and extended into the dashboard. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 9 4 1
22 5 2/21 1804 9,00 block of Circle Lake Dr. Clayton Twp. Dispatched on a box alarm to assist Mundy Twp on a residential structure fire with tanker and manpower. C1, E11, T23, T24 responded. SCAFD crews assisted with fire suppression. E11 established water supply with a port-a-tanks and tankers provided water until fire was brought under control. Batt. Chief Brendt Cole 11 7 B
23 1 2/22 0506 5,000 block of S. Seymour Rd, Swatz Creek Responded for a residential structure fire. C2, E12 & E21 responded with AMA from FLF & GAF f. Investigation found the odor of burnt wood or paper in the lower level. The police officers reported seeing a light haze of smoke, but I saw nothing. All rooms in the home were checked for signs of fire multiple times. but we were not able to locate anything. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 5 5 B
24 18 2/22 1831 9,000 block of Potter Rd, Clayton Twp. Dispatched to the area for the strong smell of natural gas in the area. E21 responded. Gas line break appeared to be coming from the ground in the front yard. Area was taped off and Consumers and the homeowner were notified. Lieut. Greg Warning (C,R) 6 3 2
25 18 2/24 0845 7,000 block of Granda Dr, Clayton Twp. Responded for a stove fire that was contained to the stove. C2 & E12 responded. Investigation revealed burned bacon in the oven and the display showing and error code of F10, but no fire. Situation was referred to maintenance. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 3 2 B
26 1 2/25 1126 4,000 block of Kroger Dr, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a commercial structure fire. E12 & e21 responded along with along with our AMA from FLF & GAF. Investigation found the odor of electrical smoke and see a slight haze. All rooms in the facility were checked for signs of fire but we were not able to locate anything.  The facility was advised to have a HVAC technician inspect the system. Lieut. Walt Melen (C,R) 8 2 B
March
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27 9 3/1 1935 1,000 block of S. Morrish Rd, Clayton Twp. Responded for a large grass fire near the Cole Creek drain. C2, G17 & G27 responded. Investigation found a large open burn about 20 feet off the road. This fire was about 10 ft in diameter with 6-8-foot flames, and a strong wind blowing form south to north. The trees were burning about 10 feet above the fire. Homeowner was advised fire should have been out by dark and always must be attended. Due to the trees were on fire, it was not considered a controlled burn, G27 extinguished the fire. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (R)
Lieut. Greg Warning (R)
6 4 2
28 18 3/7 0339 5,000 block of McLain St, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a CO alarm.  C2 & E12 responded. Crews found the home checked for CO (0ppm) The detector was found to be 9 years old and the audible alarm code was indicating end of service. The occupant was advised the replace the unit. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 6 4 1
29 9 3/9 1623 2,000 block of Lost Creek Dr, Clayton Twp. Responded for a grass fire. C2, G17, G27 responded. Investigation found an area about 100 X 100 on fire in a field behind the caller's address. G27 stretched 400 ft. of forestry hose to extinguish the fire, while G17 provided personnel to assist with extinguishment. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 7 5 2
30 12 3/9 2039 3,000 block of Elk Creek Dr, Clayton Twp. Dispatched to smoke alarm in Cole Creek. E12 responded. Investigation found activation was due to burnt food on stove. Lieut. Walt Melen (C,R) 8 4 B
31 7 3/10 2250 1,000 block of N. Morrish Rd, Clayton Twp. Responded to a vehicle fire. E21, E11 and S16 responded. Investigation found no fire and was only an 1 car accident, incident was turned over to Clayton Twp. PD Capt. Tim McKnight, (C,R) 8 5 2
32 9 3/12 1347 7,000 block of Miller Rd, Swartz Creek Dispatched to a house full of natural gas. C2 and E12 responded. Investigation found all the windows and doors were open. The occupants stated that they were gone for 4 days and returned to find a gas burner partially on and strong odor of natural gas in their home.  Home was found clear after investigation. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 5 3 1
33 16 3/13 1106 5,000 block of Daval Dr, Swartz Creek Responded to wires arcing. C2 & E11 responded. Investigation found a secondary pole to pole lines that were tangled up in the trees in the back yard. There was no arcing or sparking while units were on scene and power was still on in the area. CE on-line requested for was submitted. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 5 2 1
34 1 3/13 1456 4,000 block of S. Morrish Rd, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a commercial structure fire. C2, E12 & E21  responded. Investigation found a white fog or vapor trapped in the cabinet. It was determined a crew was checking the sewer lines for leaks. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 8 3 B
35 3 3/16 0726 10,000 block of W. Baldwin Rd, Gaines Twp. Responded AMA to GTFD for a structure fire. All SCAFD Units were cancelled before arrival due to steam coming from dry vent. All units returned to their stations without incident. Batt. Chief Brendt Cole (R) 3 3 B
36 9 3/17 1755 8,000 block of Calkins Rd, Clayton Twp Dispatched for a grass fire. C2, G27, G17, T23 and E11 responded. Investigation found the caller started a brush fire and it got out of control and was going towards the neighbor's property. Crews used 500 ft of 1-inch hose, along with an Indian tank and a broom to mop up hotspots.  Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 8 4 B
37 3 3/18 0646 8,000 block of Nichols Rd, Gaines Twp Responded AMA to Gaines for a residential structure fire. E12, S16, T23 responded. Crews assisted with opened walls and ceiling for overhaul and to check for extension, provided water and filled SCBA tanks. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (R) 5 3 B
38 12 3/22 0550 4,000 block of Kroger Dr, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a commercial fire alarm/ C2, E12, E21 and C1 responded. Investigation found the audible and visual alarms going off inside and out on arrival. Further, the air compressor in the south mechanical room hot to the touch and air or water moving through the plumbing on riser and the pipes that was cold to the touch. Facility maintenance arrived and believes there is a problem with an air switch on the dry side of the system and advised he would call the suppression system company to repair the system. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 6 4 B
39 12 3/25 1648 3,000 block of Pine Run Dr, Clayton Twp. Responded to an automatic fire alarm. While responding we received information that the alarm company was trying to cancel. C2 responded non-emergency to verify the situation and spoke with the occupant who stated she burned some food on the stove. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 8 6 B
40 16 3/29 1308 8,000 block of Cappy Ln, Swartz Creek Dispatched to a report of arching wires. E12 responded. Investigation found when the wind blew it caused the branches to rub on the wires causing sparking every 5-10 minutes. Situation was turned over to Consumers was notified.  Homeowners were advised to stay away from the area and call back if the wires were to fall or catch the tree on fire. Lieut. Rob Fitzpatrick (C,R) 10 4 1
April
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41 10 4/3 2253 9,000 block of Cedar Creek Ct, Clayton Twp. Responded for a report of a large bonfire and loud music with PD. G17 responded. Investigation found a enjoying the night  around a firepit in their front yard. The firepit was of the raised and covered version allowed within the municipality, no violation was found. Lieut. Walt Melen (C,R) 9 2 1
42 9 4/8 1551 8,000 block of Beecher Rd, Clayton Twp. Dispatched for a grass fire. G27,G17,S16 & E21 responded. Ivestigation found 1 to 2 acres burning. G-27 stretched booster 150 ft into the field, then added 200 ft of hose to complete extinguishment, using around 100 gallons of water. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 10 2 B
43 5 4/9 0122 3,000 block of Ridgecliffe Dr, Flint Twp Responded to backfill Flint Twp fire deparmtent while they were on the scene of a commerical structure fire. E21 responded. Lieut. Greg Warning (R) 5 5 B
44 15 4/15 1741 7,000 block of Miller Rd, Swartz Creek Dispatched for a fuel spill. E11, C2, & C1 responded. The responsible owner had left the scene. Absorbant pads provided by the busness and absorbant were used to clean up the spill and the business tool responsiblity of the cleanup materials. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 7 6 1
45 12 4/19 1927 3,000 block of Heritage Blvd., Swartz Creek Responded for an automatic fire alarm. While responding we recieved the request to cancel from the alarm company. C2 continued and I spoke with the occupatns who stated they burned some food on the stove. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 13 4 B
46 9 4/20 1713 12,000 block of Old Miller Rd, Clayton Twp Dispaatched for a grass fire. G17 & G27 responded. Investigation found a 300x300 area burning, E11, T23, E22 and MA fro Venice was requested. Further investigation found an illiegal burn of non approved materials in a burn pit. Homeowner advised hewalked away from the the pit thinking it was out, an hour later saw the field on fire and called 911. Lieut. Greg Warning (C,R) 8 6 B
47 2 4/20 2333 200 block of Oakwood Dr, Flushing Responded AMA to Flushing for a residential structure fire. E22 responded. SCAFD cleared when released by Flushing IC. Capt. Tim McKnight (R) 8 3 B
48 12 4/23 1101 1,000 block of S. Van Vleet Rd, Clayton Twp. Dispatched to a residential fire alarm. C1 responded, shortly after dispatch, 911 advised it was a false trip. c1 continued to verify. Chief Dave Plumb (C,R) 8 2 B
49 18 4/26 0713 8,000 block of Potter Rd, Clayton Twp. Responded for a report of a CO activation with no response from the residents. C1 & E21 reponded. On scene family was in their car. Homeowner advised recent instrumentation of a dryer and thermostat issues with the furnace. E21 on location investigated and found no CO levels. Chief Dave Plumb (C,R) 11 4 2
50 12 4/27 1654 3,000 blockof Elk Creek Dr, Clayton Twp Dispatched for an automatic fire alarm. While responding we recieved the request to cancel from the alarm company. C2 continued and I spoke with the occupatns who stated they burned some food on the stove. Assist Chief Stephen Tabit (C,R) 8 6 B
May
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51 10 5/2 1957 2,000 block of N. Morrish Rd, Clayton Twp Responded for an open burn complaint. G17 G27 responded. Investigation found a large open burn was found in an open field with large braches and brush being burned. Owner was advised to call in burn permit in the future, but since there were no voilations, was allowd to continue to burn. Lieut. Rob Fitzpatrick (C,R) 11 3 2
52 3 5/5 1907 100 block fo N. Mcconnell , Gaines Twp Dispatched AMA to Gaines Twp on a residential structire fire. C1 responded, qriginal dispatch did not include AMA. While SCAFD was responding, AMA was canceled. Chief Dave Plumb (R) 9 7 B
                   

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