Thanksgiving Turkey Safety

Thanksgiving Turkey Safety

Cooking fires are a real risk on Thanksgiving as well as any other time of the year. Remember some safety rules! Deep fry your turkey outside on level ground away from the house, deck or overhang. Do not overfill the pot with oil. Read the instructions. Be sure your bird is thoroughly thawed and as

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Fire Danger Is Extremely High In Our Area

Fire Danger Is Extremely High In Our Area

Always Keep Fire Safety In Mind Due to recent weather conditions, the threat level for fire danger is EXTREME in our area! Use these tips to keep your outdoor activities fire safe: Keep a hose or other water source nearby when burning. Prevent sparks. Keep trailer chains from dragging when you’re on the road; don’t

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Lightning Safety Tips

Lightning Safety Tips

In our continuing series related to Severe Weather Awareness Week, we talk about lightning safety.  If you find yourself caught in a thunderstorm, there are several things you can do to stay safe from lightning strikes. Here are some lightning safety tips: Seek Shelter: The best way to protect yourself from lightning is to seek

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Press Release: Baker Rd. Fire

Press Release: Baker Rd. Fire

The Chesterfield Fire Department was dispatched to 55250 Baker Rd on Wednesday afternoon for a structure fire.  Upon arrival, crews found a ranch style home with smoke showing from the entry door on the Alpha (front) side of the dwelling and the occupants standing outside.  A first alarm was requested as well as additional EMS

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Press Release: Fire on Fairchild Rd.

Press Release: Fire on Fairchild Rd.

Chesterfield Township Firefighters responded to a possible structure fire on Saturday January 7th.   Occupants reported to 911 that the bedroom was on fire with batteries involved.   E-1 arrived on scene to find small 1 story, residential dwelling with moderate smoke showing.  E-1 establishing water supply, stretching 1-3/4 hose line for fire control and primary search. 

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Press Release: Fire on Anchor Drive

Press Release: Fire on Anchor Drive

Chesterfield Township Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a structure fire on Anchor Drive, south of 21 Mile Road, on Dec 26, 2022 at 4:14 in the afternoon. First responders found a home fully engulfed in flames and showing heavy smoke. Police officers and firefighters entered the smoke-filled home and were able to clear

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