Fire Department

The mission of the Sterling Heights Fire Department (SHFD) is to provide for the safety and welfare of our community and our members through prevention, preparation and protection.

Incoming Calls Requesting Fire Suppression - 2017 Calendar Year



The average response time is 5 minutes and 34 seconds. The following statistics on fire suppression are supplied to keep the public informed about the number of calls coming in to SHFD each quarter:

  • Medical Calls: 11,473
  • Fires: 238
  • Service Calls: 3,182
  • Motor Vehicle Injury Accidents: 621
  • Total Runs: 15,514
Fire Incidents by Station
  • Station 1: 3,756 - 5:38 average response time
  • Station 2: 3,087 - 5:35 average response time
  • Station 3: 2,694 - 5:27 average response time
  • Station 4: 3,184 - 5:41 average response time
  • Station 5: 2,787 - 5:33 average response time
  • Fire Headquarters: 6
UPDATED - 2/14/2018