Hills firefighters go pink

October is not only Fire Prevention Month; it is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Rochester Hills firefighters have joined numerous departments across the country in their efforts to raise awareness of the disease. For the month of October, the department traded its traditional uniform for pink shirts with a special logo, a breast cancer ribbon in the center of their department crest. “The color pink has become symbolic of breast cancer awareness,” said Mayor Bryan Barnett. “Many people … [Read more...]

Fire on Livernois in Rochester Hills

  On Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 1:17 P.M., the Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 3000 block of S. Livernois.  The first unit on the scene reported a large amount of fire on the back of the dwelling.  Firefighters were able to enter the house and bring the fire under control within minutes.  There were two adults, two children, and several pets in the house when the fire occurred.  All occupants, including a dog, were able to get out of the house safely … [Read more...]

Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames! Rochester Hills Fire Department Offers Fire Prevention Tips

For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is an increased risk of home fires. According to Rochester Hills Fire Department, many households engage in holiday activities that serve as some of the leading causes of U.S. home fires, including cooking. Christmas trees, candle usage and holiday decorations also significantly contribute to the seasonal causes of home fires. Add to … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Fire Department and Buffalo Wild Wings Give Back!

The family pet, whether it is a dog or a cat, is just as much a part of the family as the rest of you are.  The Rochester Hills Fire Department could not agree more with that statement.  That is why they recently held a fundraiser to aquire two new oxygen masks for animals.  When Nancy Butty, The Fire Public Education Specialist for the Rochester Hills Fire Department, received a phone call from Melissa Jones, the Marketing Coordinator for Buffalo Wild Wings in Rochester Hills, they immediately … [Read more...]