Did You Know?

  • The Southfield Fire Department is the busiest fire department in Oakland County, and the 6th busiest fire department in the State of Michigan behind only Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Warren.

  • Southfield Firefighters respond to over 14,500 calls for emergency service each year.

  • In 1972 the Southfield Fire Department was the first Advanced Life Support (Paramedic) fire department in the State, as well as one of the first in the United States.

  • To obtain a Fire report, please call Fire Prevention at (248) 796-5701.

  • To obtain a Medical report, please call the EMS Coordinator at (248) 796-5608.

  • The Southfield Fire Department not only provides Fire and EMS service, but also responds to all incidents involving Hazardous Materials release, High Angle Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Trench Rescue, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Vehicle Extrication and much more.

  • Southfield Firefighters are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We maintain a readiness to respond to any and all calls for service to our citizens and visitors to the city.

  • Smoke detector batteries should be replaced every six months, so we recommend that you change them every time you change your clocks. In addition to changing your smoke detector batteries, your smoke detectors must be tested. Although smoke detectors differ by model (please review your installation and owners manual), most can be tested by pressing and holding the test button on the unit. The smoke detector will usually beep several times.


The Southfield Fire Fighters Association is dedicated to giving back to the community with many charitable events. In 2001, we established the Southfield Fire Fighters Charities Fund. The fund is nonprofit and will be used to help many charities through the efforts of our fire fighters. The goal of the fund is to support Southfield Community Charities along with other worthwhile fire fighter emergency relief efforts. Local 1029 appointed a Charity Committee that will organize fund raisers and disburse funds according to our charity by-laws. 100% of all donations are used for charitable causes and are tax deductible.

Charities that the SFFA has contributed to include:

U of M Burn Center

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Southfield Lathrup High School All Night Party

Many others

How to Donate-
Make checks payable to: Southfield Firefighters Charities

Mail To:
Southfield Fire Fighters Charities 24477 Lahser Rd Southfield, MI 48075

For more information Contact - Chris Smith