Davison-Richfield Fire Department
"To protect and enhance the safety and well-being of the residents, businesses and customers of this community. We are dedicated to saving life and property of all who live and visit, and in so doing ensure that all return home safely."
The Davison-Richfield Area Fire Department has been in operation for over 100 years, serving an area of 72 squares miles with approximately 30,000 residents within Davison Township, City of Davison and Richfield Township. The Fire Department is governed by the Davison-Richfield Area Fire Authority with representatives from the City of Davison, Davison Township and Richfield Township sitting on the Board.
Recently a sub-station was built in Richfield Township and there are five (5) sirens located between the municipalities.
Fire Station 1 is located at 403 S. Main Street, Davison, MI 48423 (City of Davison)
Fire Station 2 is located at 5381 N. State Road, Davison, MI 48423 (Richfield Township)
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Department, stop at the Fire Hall to get an application.
Install smoke detectors on each level of your home.
Plan your escape.
Keep an eye on smokers.
Crawl under smoke.
Stop, Drop and Roll
Give Space Heaters space
Matches and Lighters are tools, not toys!
Cool a burn.
Use electricity safely.
SCOTT YAKLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Davison Richfield Area Fire Department offers this scholarship to Davison High School or Davison Alternative Education seniors in memory of Assistant Chief Scott M. Yaklin who was killed in a tragic accident in 2006.
Two $500 scholarships are awarded to qualifying seniors who plan to continue their formal education in the field of Public Service. Applications are available in the DHS Guidance Office. For deadlines and other information, please see your Guidance Counselor.
Property owners or the person in control of the property MUST READ THE CONDITIONS OF BURN PERMIT and ORDINANCE #2010-29, and complete and sign the Burn Permit Application. Permits issued are good for one calendar year, renewable on January 1st. Notification of burn times/dates to the Building Department office is not necessary. Be sure to have possession of the permit when burning.
Davison Township will issue a burn permit only under the following conditions:
Permission will be granted to the property owner(s) and/or permitted person listed to lawfully burn only at the property listed. All burning shall be done in accordance with and under the provisions of Davison Township Ordinance #2010-29.
No fire shall be set after the expiration of this permit, and no fire shall be set at a time when high wind is blowing. An adequate fire line shall be made around the area to be burned and force of sufficient personnel to control the fire shall be on hand at the time of burning. Permitted persons shall be liable for all damage to property, which may result from burning done under this permit.
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE CONDITIONS OF BURN PERMIT AND ORDINANCE #2010-29 TO HAVE ACCESS TO DOWNLOAD YOUR BURN PERMIT.
YOU HAVE RESPONSIBILITY UNDER THE LAW!
By checking the box below I verify that I have READ AND UNDERSTAND the Conditions of the burn permit AND Davison Township Ordinance #2010-29 provided above for download.
• Michael Wright - Fire Chief
Fire Chief Michael Wright
Chief Mike Wright has been with the Davison-Richfield Fire Department since 1972, starting as a driver. He was then promoted to Captain, Assistant Chief and then Chief in 1999. He is a lifelong Davison resident and graduated from Davison High School. He is in charge of 36 paid on call fire personnel, 72 square miles; which consists of 33,600 combined residents (city & both townships), two fire halls and teaches numerous schools fire safety courses.
403 S. Main Street, Davison
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 12:30pm)
Emergency calls and after hours: 9-1-1
1280 N. Irish Rd., Davison, MI 48423