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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Taking Shelter When Severe Weather Strikes
Taking Shelter When Severe Weather Strikes

Severe weather can strike at any time, and it’s important to know the best places to shelter in order to stay safe. Whether it’s a tornado, hurricane, or blizzard, having a safe place to go can mean the difference between life and death. Here are some of the best places to shelter from severe weather.

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Get Alerts When Severe Weather Approaches
Get Alerts When Severe Weather Approaches

You need to know when severe weather is approaching!  Luckily there are now a variety of ways that you can be alerted when conditions are favorable for severe weather to strike! Local News One of the easiest ways to stay aware of sever weather conditions, is to tune into your local TV news.  Chances are,

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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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2021 Chesterfield Public Safety Annual Report
2021 Chesterfield Public Safety Annual Report

The Chesterfield Township Department of Public Safety 2021 Annual Report is now available to download or view online.  The report includes a wide variety of statistics and information related to administration, operations, staffing changes, community programs, new equipment, maintenance and upgrades for both the police and fire departments. You may download a PDF copy of the report

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Join Us For Our Open House – Sun. Oct. 9th 2022
Join Us For Our Open House – Sun. Oct. 9th 2022
Please join the Chesterfield Fire Department as we kick off this year's National Fire Prevention Week with our Annual Open House! The event will be held at Fire Station #1 (22 Mile Rd, West of Gratiot) Sunday October 9th from 12:00pm-3:00pm This FREE family-friendly event will feature kids activities, bounce house, interactive demonstrations, refreshments and
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Church Security Awareness Training
Church Security Awareness Training

On June 25th the Chesterfield Department of Public Safety conducted Church Security Awareness training. This training was offered to churches within Chesterfield Township and covered the following topics: Securing the gathering, without the loss of a welcoming experience Legal requirements of inviting people to a gathering Fire prevention and inspection Simple and economical ways to provide security

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