The Greenville City Council approved an annual expenditure Tuesday evening, aimed at keeping city firefighters safe.
Meeting at their newly established time for City Council meetings at 7 p.m. instead of 7:30 p.m., the council voted unanimously to award a bid for the purchase of five sets of personal protection equipment, otherwise known as “turnout gear,” to Dinges Fire Co. of Amboy, Ill., in an amount not to exceed $17,830.
When a fire call blares across the pagers of Lakeview District firefighters, residents can rest assured a response will soon be on the way.
Despite covering a footprint that includes not only the village of Lakeview but five townships — Cato, Maple Valley, Pine and Winfield in Montcalm County, along with Hinton in Mecosta County — totaling 180 square miles, a merger of two departments has appeared to pay dividends.
A house trailer is a total loss after a fire broke out Friday morning.
Carson City Fire Chief Mark Crawfis said the Carson City Fire Department, with automatic mutual aid provided by the Crystal Township Fire Department, was dispatched to 7875 Garlock Road, Lot 3, around 11 a.m.
After working through near-freezing temperatures and battling against the flames and smoke of a house fire, firefighters are placing one in the win column after successfully saving a local residence from total destruction Thursday afternoon.
At approximately 12:40 p.m. firefighters from the Montcalm Township Fire Department were dispatched to 5182 S. Johnson Road to a reported structure fire.