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Firefighting Page

I inherited my interest in fire fighting from my father. He was a Battle Creek City Firefighter for 26 years. So I thought I would take you on a tour of Fire Departments in the western part of Calhoun County.

Battle Creek Fire Department (BCFD) is a paid department, with over 100 members serving 6 stations. They work 24 hours on and 48 hours off. Each rig is staffed a minimum of one officer and 2 firefighters per shift. The stations and apparatus include:

Battle Creek provides mutual aid to the following townships in Calhoun County and on request to other areas:

Battle Creek receives mutual aid in the following areas:

Each October, in connection with Fire Prevention Week, the Calhoun County Fire Chief's hosts a fire apparatus static display at Bailey Park.