In celebration of the department's 100th Anniversary, Michigan State Police (MSP) posts across the state are hosting open houses, where the public can meet troopers from the post, Emergency Support Team, Marine Services Unit, Canine Unit, Bomb Squad and more. The MSP open houses are free and fun for all ages! To find an open house near you, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/MichiganStatePolice/events/.
OPENER: Good Saturday Morning Los Angeles! Margaret Stewart on-duty at the LAFD EPI-Center until 7:00AM Sunday 18 June, 2017. ------------------------------------------------ The topic of the day is #LAHeat We will continue to share #LAHeat safety tips and resources throughout the day because.....it's going to be hot and only getting worse. Please be #HeatSmart and stay hydrated, reduce activity levels and remain indoors. If you do not have access to air conditioning space, use one of the many city resources available, learn details here: http://www.lafd.org/news/lafd-paramedics-stress-hot-weather-safety
LAFD Photo Gallery: PACOIMA - The Los Angeles Fire Department made quick work of non-injury automobile fire in the 10900 block of Haddon Avenue before flames could gain a large foothold in nearby vegetation late June 13, 2017.
LOS ANGELES - Accompanied by hundreds of #firefighters, first responders and dignitaries from across the western United States who joined them in mourning, the men and women of the #LosAngeles #FireDepartment gathered on June 16, 2017 to march from City Hall to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels , where they celebrated the life of fallen #LAFD #Firefighter #KellyWong, who died in an on-duty training incident on June 3, 2017.
There have been many beautiful tributes to our fallen Brother Kelly Wong today - indeed far too many for us to possibly mention. We want you to know that each of them have deeply touched our hearts, including an honor bestowed by Los Angeles Metro today, which is honoring Kelly's memory by displaying his now retired badge number across their massive fleet of busses:
Today's #ShoeboxMemory shows radio operator Edward Fridgen broadcasting a bulletin shortly after Station WRDS went on the air in 1930. Two weeks later, Tpr. Alex Scribner successfully directed a massive manhut by radio for two bank robbers who had killed Tpr. John Burke near Sturgis, Mi. The Michigan State Police operated the first state-owned radio system in the country.
Celebrate the first day of summer with the Michigan State Police (MSP) Flint Post, Owosso Police, City of Corunna Police and Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office at Cookin' Out With a Cop. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McCurdy Park in Crounna. Events include facepainting, games and free hotdogs! Mayor Charles Kerridge will be the celebrity griller. For more information, please contact the MSP Flint Post at 810-732-1111.
LAFD Photo Gallery: LOS ANGELES - Accompanied by hundreds of first responders and dignitaries from across the western United States who joined them in mourning, the men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department gathered on June 16, 2017 at the Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels, to celebrate the life of fallen LAFD Firefighter Kelly Wong, who died in an on-duty training incident on June 3.
Live Facebook video from inside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for #LAFDKellyWong Celebration of Life from Friday June 16, 2017 can still be viewed in its entirety via this link: https://www.facebook.com/olacathedral/videos/10155475574431383/
[LAFD ALERT] Brush Fire 06/15/2017 #BrushFire; 2:36PM; 2887 W El Roble Dr; https://goo.gl/maps/8icckcsW59F2; #EagleRock; Full brush response downgraded to two engines (E42 E55) handling less than 1/2 acre of brush. Firefighters already placed a line around the fire and extinguishing hot spots. Smoke may still be visible from the Glendale Freeway. LAFD Arson responding for possible suspect in custody. No Further Details LAFD Inc#0835 LAPD Inc#3348; FS 42; Batt 2; #CentralBureau; Council District 14; E42 E55 BC2 E250 T50 E212 E12 T12 E44 E56 RA56 E90 H0A H0D EM11 BC11 H2 H6 CW3B ; CH5; Margaret Stewart Listen live: http://bit.ly/LAFD-AUDIO For updates on this incident: http://bit.ly/LAFD-ALERTS
#LAHeat Please be aware of the excessive heat expected in the LA area through next week. Take the steps to protect yourself and those you are with from heat related injuries - tips and resources available here: http://www.lafd.org/news/lafd-paramedics-stress-hot-weather-safety ^MS
We were saddened to learn that on Jun 14, 2017: Edward Switalski, Chief - Comstock, MI died in the line of fire service duty. The LAFD honors your service and joins a nation that mourns your passing. Rest in peace. Additional information: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/detail?fatalityId=4646
Homeland security starts with hometown security and we each play a role in keeping our state safe and secure. If you see something suspicious, report it to law enforcement or the MSP Michigan Intelligence Operations Center by phone at 1-855-MICH-TIP (855-642-4847) or online at www.michigan.gov/michtip. For emergencies, call 9-1-1. Help keep Michigan Safe. #SeeSay
Many of you have contributed to our Widows Orphans & Disabled Firemen's Fund (WODFF) over the years either by attending an event like #HopeforFirefighters or personally donating. What you may not realize is how those family members who receive support from WODFF are so grateful...they then #payitforward. This is a shining example of a young lady who's LAFD father was injured on duty. She found an innovative way to pay it forward. ^MS
OPENER: Margaret Stewart on-duty at the LAFD EPI-Center until 7:00AM Friday 16 June, 2017. --------------------------------------------- A fire of unprecedented magnitude, complexity and tragedy in London will undoubtedly leave a lasting mark on the city, residents and their families, bystanders and our fellow firefighters at London Fire Brigade. It is hard to imagine the emotional toll this incident will have on so many people. To the members of London Fire Brigade, please move forward safely and know that the heavy weight sitting on both your shoulders and hearts is understood by your #fireservicefamily across the globe. To the family and friends of those who perished, our sincere condolences for your loss and the heart-wrenching accompanying pain. To the citizens of London, United Kingdom, we are inspired by your community, coming together to help those who have lost so much. Bringing kindness and compassion into each and every day - let us all make that a priority.
Great news! Erin Lowe, National History Day competitor from our region and student at Pembroke Hill, won a GOLD MEDAL for her senior individual performance at National History Day! Way to go, Erin! #nhd2017 National History Day in Missouri
Update KNOCKDOWN Structure Fire; 8:41PM; 3608 BROADWAY; Lincoln Heights; Corrected Address; One story home with heavy fire in the rear extinguished by 38 firefighters in 17 minutes; There are no reported firefighter or civilian injuries; Cause/ Loss to be determined; No Further Details; LAFD Inc #1449; FS 1; Batt 2; Central Bureau; Council District 1; E201 T1 RA1 RA801 E47 E16 E44 E202 T2 BC1 BC2 T2 E202 ; ^AB
[LAFD ALERT] Structure Fire 06/14/2017 #StructureFire; 8:24PM; 3534 N BROADWAY; https://goo.gl/maps/CJU3qdeV9s32; #LincolnHeights; One story home with heavy fire in the rear of the home; NFD; LAFD Inc # 1449; FS 1; Batt 2; #CentralBureau; Council District 1; 9; 13; Amy Bastman Listen live: http://bit.ly/LAFD-AUDIO For updates on this incident: http://bit.ly/LAFD-ALERTS
Structure Fire; 8:24PM; 3534 N BROADWAY; https://goo.gl/maps/CJU3qdeV9s32; Lincoln Heights; One story home with heavy fire in the rear of the home; NFD; LAFD Inc # 1449; FS 1; Batt 2; Central Bureau; Council District 1; 9; 13; ^AB
The Michigan State Police (MSP) Wakefield Post invites you to attend their 100th Anniversary Open House on Monday, July 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors will be able to meet troopers from the post, along with the Canine Unit, Emergency Services Team, Community Service Troopers and more. Historical vehicles and patrol cars will be on display. Cub Scout 323 will be selling hotdogs to benefit their organization. For additional information, contact the Wakefield Post at 906-229-5372.