Fire Department

Learn more about the Big Rapids Township Fire Department

Fire / Rescue Department

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EMERGENCY#
Dial 911

Non-emergency 231-796-1749
E-mail: fire@bigrapidstownship.net

Picture of Fire ChiefJim Tubbs, Fire Chief

Burn Permits

 

Burn permits are no longer issued by the Township. If you wish to burn you must contact the DNR at 866-922-2876 or obtain a permit on line at: www.michigan.gov/burnpermit. They will inform you if burning is allowed on that day.

ISO Mitigation Online

 

Up-To-Date Information on Community Efforts to Mitigate The Risk of Losses From Fire and Natural Hazards.
This website contains a wealth of data for firefighters, building-code officials, community leaders, and other interested citizens:

http://www.isomitigation.com/

Fire Department Photos

Fire Department Links

General Interest Fire Safety Links

U.S. Fire Administration, FEMA
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/
National Fire Protection Association
http://www.nfpa.org/index.asp
US Consumer Products Safety Commission
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/fire_sfy.html
US Dept. of Labor-OSHA-Fire Safety
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/firesafety/
Campus Firewatch
http://www.campus-firewatch.com/
Residential Fire Safety Institute
http://www.firemarshals.org/rfsi.html
First Alert USA
http://www.firstalert.com/
National Association of State Fire Marshals
http://www.firemarshals.org/

Children’s Links

Smokeybear.com
https://smokeybear.com/en
Kid’s Fire Safety
http://www.kfst.net/
Sparky the Dog
http://www.sparky.org/
USFA’s Kid’s Page
https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention
/outreach/children.html

National Safe Kids Campaign
http://safekids.org/

Address

14212 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Call or Fax

(231)796-3603
Fax: (231) 796-2533