Glen Lake Fire Dept

The Glen Lake Fire Department (GLFD) provides fire and emergency medical services to Glen Arbor and Empire Townships on a 24-hour, 7 day-per-week basis. The daily duty crew is comprised of 5 personnel, three at Station 1 in Glen Arbor and two at Station 2 in Empire. All crews have a minimum of two certified Paramedic/Firefighters and three certified Emergency Medical Technician/Firefighters with an Advanced Life Support ambulance staffed at each station.

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The Glen Lake Fire Department is always accepting applications for paid-on-call and part-time firefighter, EMT and Paramedic positions. Applications are accepted via USPS mail or in person only. Contact the station at 231-334-3279 for more information. 

Click on the links below to access the following documents.

GLFD Combined Application Packet

Agreement between Glen Arbor Township and the International Association of Firefighters, Glen Lake Firefighters Local 5086




From Structural Firefighting to Emergency Medical Services and Advanced Life Support, to Water and Ice Rescue, the Glen Lake Fire Dept. is ready for any call.

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Community Education

GLFD offers a variety of Community Education and Training Services (see below). For additional info or to schedule any services, please call (231) 334-3279

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From burn permits to annual reports, or home fire safety and FOIA.

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Coverage / Staff

Glen Lake Fire Department provides emergency services for all risks on a 24 hour, 7 day-per-week basis.

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Key moments recorded on the history of the Glen Lake Fire Department, from 1951 to present.

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Explore the various apparatus a part of the Glen Lake Fire Department. From Engines to tankers, Rangers to EMS and the fire/rescue boat!

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Contact Info

Department Locations:

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6401 West State Street

Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636



1530 South Lacore Road

Empire, Michigan 49630

Empire, Station 2, Glen Lake Fire Dept

Ambulance Billing Info.

The GLFDs billings for our ambulance or other medical claims are handled by the AccuMed Group. If you have questions regarding your bill please call them directly.

AccuMed Group

Toll Free: (800) 926-6985

Fax Number: 734-479-6319

Mailing Address:

AccuMed Group

P.O. Box 2122
Riverview, Michigan 48193-1122

Physical Address:

(UPS and Fed Ex only)
23537 Telegraph Road
Brownstown, Michigan 48134

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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

Public Notices/News

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