Welcome to Ferndale's
The City of Ferndale is proud to employ highly qualified, responsive fire rescue professionals. The Ferndale Fire Department, led by Fire Chief Teresa Robinson, provides full-scale fire rescue and EMS services to the City of Ferndale, and select services to the communities of Pleasant Ridge and Royal Oak Township.
The City of Ferndale Fire Department is part of the mutual aid group called OAKWAY. OAKWAY is a mutual aid group designed to respond to catastrophic fire incidents and is made up of fire departments from both Oakland and Wayne County.
Ferndale Fire Department
Fire Station #1
300 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
Fire Station #2
1070 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
Non-emergency: (248) 546-2525 (Option #9, then Option #2)
Yes. Ferndale was one of the first departments in Metro Detroit to institute a free smoke alarm program. To be eligible, you must:
Once approved, a Ferndale fire fighter will complete the installation for you.
If you are interested in this program, contact the Fire Department at 248-546-2510.
To become a firefighter, you must:
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and the Hurley Medical Center in Flint offer the Straight Talk program. This is a daylong family-oriented program that helps youth ages 8-17 gain a clearer understanding of burn injuries. The goal of the program is to modify high-risk behavior and reduce the recurrence rate of adolescent fire experimentation.
For more information, contact the Ferndale fire marshal at 248-546-4131 exit. 302.
The State of Michigan requires booster seat use for all children who are between the ages of four and eight, and/or are less than 4'9'' in height.
If you have questions or wish to receive a child safety seat demonstration, email email@example.com.
In the event of a declared emergency, or any event that may adversely affect the residents of Ferndale, the Resident Emergency Communication Action Plan (RECAP) will post emergency updates at:
Ferndale Fire Marshall:
248-546-4131 exit. 302
Fire Marshal Barr often speaks to community and school groups about fire safety, seasonal safety precautions, and Fire Prevention Week.