The Department has opened an application period to establish a hiring eligibility list. If you would like to submit an application, please go the Employment page and download the materials. Please read all the materials and fill them out completely. Please reference posting 01-18 when filling out the application. Applications must be postmarked no later […]
Glen Lake Firefighters complete HAZMAT training with Traverse City Fire Department Chief Jim Tuller. We appreciate the opportunity to conduct training exercises with other local departments. Thank you Chief Tuller for taking the time to share your expertise.
In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. That’s why home escape planning is so critical in a fire situation. It ensures that everyone in the household knows how to use that small window of time wisely. […]
On Monday, September 11, 2017, the Department will hold its annual commemoration ceremony, marking the anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon, and Flight 93. Particularly remembered will be the firefighters and medics who lost their lives in the tragedy. The memorial will begin at 8:30 AM in […]
On Saturday, July 29, the Department is hosting a public Open House at Station 1 in Glen Arbor. The Open House runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and see the different vehicles we operate, take a tour through the station, and enjoy some of the activities available for you and your family. There […]
Firefighter/EMT Chad M. Dykgraaf was sworn into his new position as a Lieutenant last night. Congratulations, LT! We wish you the best on your promotion. Lieutenant Dykgraaf joined the Department in 2010 as a Firefighter/EMT. Since his promotion, he has assumed duties as the Department’s Training Officer, coordinates the Public Education program, and oversees […]
The Department’s 2016 Annual Report has been posted on the website. You can find it under Resources/Annual Reports. We hope that you enjoy reading it and gain helpful insights into our operations and activities.