Highland Park Fire Department

Current State of Distress

Things are pretty bad in "HP" and the fire department shares in the chaos. Currently all three fire stations are vacant and the FD personnel operate out of a warehouse in a remote industrial area in northeast Highland Park.


Department of Public Safety

"Together Creating New Possibilities" ...
now a defunct fading memory.



"A City On The Move"

HP residents are on the move all right - right out of the City. Vacant buildings and weed-covered lots dominate the landscape.

Graphic credit: THE MULTI-RACIAL DECLINE OF CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY



Photo Albums
 
Fires and what-not. Albums open in a new window.
  • 2007-08-02 Highland Park Dwelling Fire John R & California
    On Thursday August 2nd 2007, The Highland Park Michigan Fire Department, responded to a report of a fire in a basement of a dwelling at John R & California. Upon arrival of HPFD Engine 1 they reported smoke from a dwelling and they would be stretching on the dwelling. The Highland Park Fire Department responded to this Fire with 1 Engine and 1 Truck. Mutual aide was requested for standby for coverage from Hamtramck Fire Department due to all Highland Park personel and equipment committed to this incident. Credit Dennis Wallus.