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Ferndale's Open Burning Ordinance allows for backyard fires with a permit
Learn about Home Fire & Safety Inspection
A program that educates people about disaster preparedness
Learn about Commercial Fire Prevention
To become a firefighter, you must:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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) 336-4131.
Ferndale Fire Marshall:
Fire Marshal Batten often speaks to community and school groups about fire safety, seasonal safety precautions, and Fire Prevention Week.
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: