Emergency Services Info

The Glen Lake Fire Department is currently accepting applications for full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. Applications will be accepted until 5pm on February 1, 2021. The department is always accepting applications for paid-on-call and part-time firefighter, EMT and Paramedic positions as well. Please see the "Job Information Packet" for additional information. Applications are accepted via USPS mail or in person only.


Job Information Packet


Union Contract

The Glen Lake Fire Department (GLFD) provides fire and emergency medical services to the Glen Arbor and Empire Townships. The GLFD is manned 24/7 with five personnel on duty at all times, three at Station 1 in Glen Arbor and 2 in Empire. Every staff member is a certified Fire Fighter and certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). In addition, several staff members are certified Paramedics.

Contact Info



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Department Locations:



6401 West State Street, Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636



1530 South Lacore Road, Empire, Michigan 49630

Annual Report

To learn more about GLFD please see the Glen Lake Fire Department's Annual Report.

Burn Permits

Visit the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to learn more about burning in your area. 

Annual Community Events

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Pancake Breakfast

Summer Open House

GLFD open house demonstration
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911 Memorial Service

Emergency Services Advisory Commission (ESAC)

All regular meetings of the Glen Arbor Township Emergency Services Advisory Commission are held the Wednesday before the third Tuesday of the month at 10:00 AM in the Glen Arbor Public Safety Building meeting room, 6401 W. State St., Glen Arbor, MI