Grand Rapids Fire Department

Cruizin' the Calder to bring hot rods, people to Downtown Grand Rapids

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 07-26-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Street Racers (GRSR) has teamed up with the Grand Rapids Fire Department (GRFD) and Rescue 1 to present the first Cruizin' the Calder car show and cruise on Saturday, July 27. Cars will be on display at Calder Plaza from 2 p.m. to 8...

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Safety officials see increase in fireworks-related fires

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“The city of Grand Rapids has seen 1/10 of one inch of rain in the past 22 days,” says Deputy Fire Chief Jerry Salatka. “Since May 1 the Grand Rapids area has a four-inch deficit of rain compared to our local averages. These...

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At least one fatality reported in Fulton Heights house fire

by (lexan kolux)

Submitted 04-14-2011 under NEWS

At approximately 11pm Thursday evening a number of emergency vehicles arrived in the Fulton Heights neighborhood for a house fire at 127 Mayfield Ave NE, on the west side of the street. Victims were pulled from the house, and a large group of Grand...

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Late night altercation leaves unanswered questions

by (George)

Submitted 09-28-2010 under NEWS

A few questions remain in the aftermath of a late night altercation tonight in Heartside. The incident, which occurred sometime between 10 and 11pm, resulted in a pool of blood and an abandoned wheelchair outside of the Martineau Lofts and (106),...

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