Arenac County Fire Department

Find Arenac County Michigan fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.


Moffatt Township Volunteer Fire Department 1590 M-76 Alger MI 48610 989-836-2908


Omer Fire Department 317 North Main Street Omer MI 48749 989-653-2211

Standish Area Fire Authority 909 West Cedar Street Standish MI 48658 989-846-9155

Sterling Area Fire Department 510 East State Street Sterling MI 48659 989-654-2444

Wildwood Fire Assocation Inc. 4397 Wildwood Road Alger MI 48610 989-345-3737

About Arenac County Fire Departments

Arenac County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Arenac County, MI community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Arenac County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Arenac County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Arenac County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Arenac County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Arenac County

Arenac County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Michigan are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Arenac County. Arenac County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Arenac County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Arenac County, MI

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Arenac County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Arenac County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Arenac County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Arenac County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Arenac County and Michigan Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Arenac County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Arenac County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.