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Partnership with the City of Northville

Since 2012, the City of Plymouth has partnered with the City of Northville to share a single fire department which operates under one command structure, reducing costs for both.  There are fire stations and apparatus in each city. 
Personnel are assigned to one of the stations and respond to calls from their assigned station.  In the case of major events, such as structure fires, personnel from both stations respond. The fire department enjoys a cooperative agreement with Huron Valley Ambulance, and  they also respond to all calls for EMS service in the City of Plymouth.   


Personnel

Personnel are assigned to one of the stations and respond to calls from their assigned station.  In the case of major events, such as structure fires, personnel from both stations respond.The fire department uses a paid-on-call staffing model, in which part-time, paid-on-call personnel respond to calls for service.  When dispatched, our personnel respond to the station, collect the necessary equipment and respond in department apparatus.  Because the area that we cover is relatively small, we typically do not have to travel far to respond to incidents, which makes our average response times similar to those of fire departments with full time career staffing.  We have over 50 personnel in the department, which also means that we can quickly assemble large teams when the need arises.  There are usually personnel working at the stations during the day, and we will staff the stations for severe weather events, festivals, runs and other events in the downtown areas.


Fire Prevention Division

The Fire Prevention Division consists of the fire marshal and state-licensed fire inspectors.  The division handles fire code enforcement tasks through plan review, supervision of fire alarm and fire suppression system tests, occupancy calculations and routine fire inspections of businesses.



Mutual Aid

The department is a part of the Western Wayne Mutual Aid Association and Michigan MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System). This allows us to call upon additional resources as may be needed to contain an emergency and provides us with access to specialized teams such as the hazardous materials response team and the urban search and rescue team.  We have also made arrangements with neighboring departments for reciprocal automatic assistance in the event of a structure fire. 



Contact Us

Chief Steve Ott
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Captain Jim Davison
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Fire Marshal Matt Samhat
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Plymouth Station
201 S. Main 
Plymouth, MI 48170 

Phone: 734- 453-1234 ext. 281
Fax:     734-738-0102

Northville Station
215 W. Main
Northville, MI 48167

Phone: 248-449-9920
Fax:      248-449-9960