Firefighters across Metro Detroit prepare to handle massive snowstorm: Here’s how you can help
First responders and emergency crews are preparing for at least 12 plus inches of snow heading towards Southeast Michigan. Even with all that snow on the ground, paramedics and first firefighters still have to be able to navigate through a crisis, utilizing a stretcher and whatever other equipment they may need to help people. And as you can imagine, the weather doesn’t make the job any easier.
Vehicle crashes into fire hydrant along Schoenherr Road in Shelby Township
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Both directions of Schoenherr Road were closed Wednesday night between 21 Mile and 22 Mile roads in Shelby Township for emergency repairs after a vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant. There were no serious injuries reported. The crash caused a sinkhole, shutting down the road for emergency repairs. The road remained closed Thursday morning. You can watch the report in the video above.
City of Ann Arbor begins conducting fall fire hydrant maintenance
ANN ARBOR – The city of Ann Arbor began its annual fall fire hydrant maintenance on Monday. The weather is getting cooler and with dipping temperatures, fire hydrants must be inspected and maintained in order to eliminate the risk of frozen systems. Are you a homeowner and have a fire hydrant adjacent to your property? To learn more about the hydrant flushing process, visit the city’s website. ✉ Like what you’re reading?