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      Margaret Felix
     Acting Fire Chief
      616.456.3900
    Mission Statement
     The GRFD will provide the highest level of service to
     our community through a commitment to excellence. 

     

     Vision Statement
    The GRFD strives to be an accredited national fire service leader that aligns with community needs and provides a secure work environment for its members.  This is accomplished by diverse partnerships, increased adaptability, fluid communication, complete transparency and a preventative mindset towards all endeavors.
     

    Value Statement

    The GRFD is committed to doing what is right through:

            Honesty                    Integrity                 Loyalty

                        Teamwork                  Excellence

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    Prevention Division 

    Suppression Division 

    Training Division 

    "Community Based Fire Service" 

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              Recent News
    • Grand Rapids names new fire chief, Chief John Lehman...get the details
    • Lieutenant David Knisley...get the details
    • 5-9-2016 Fire at 16 Portsmouth Pl NE...get the details
    • 2016 Firefighter of the Year...get the details
    • 2015 GRFD Annual Report...get the details
    • 2-3-2016 GRFD battles 2 structure fires back to back...get the details
    • 1-21-2016 Animal Rescue - Ice Rescue Group Deployed...get the details
    • 1-19-2016 Fire - Lexington Ave NW - Smoke Alarms Alert Residents, Firefighters Injured...get the details
    • GRFD Receives FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant for $1.3 Million ...get the details

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              Quick Links

      • Open Burning Ordnance and information on outdoor fire pits...Information on Open Burning in the city
      • Use of Grills in Multifamily Residential Buildings...Use of Grills in Multifamily Residential Buildings
      • 2016 Kohl's Birth to Booster Program - Car Seat fitting locations and schedule...Car Seat fitting locations and schedule

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      For information on our Internship program please check this link...
      See more information on the Fire Corps program at www.firecorps.org