Manchester Township, Michigan

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Contacts:Manchester Township Fire Department

Emergency Dispatch: 911

Non-Emergency Dispatch: 734-994-2911

Fire Chief Mike Riesterer: 734-428-9439


The Manchester Township Fire Department is currently accepting applications for EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) and Firefighter/EMT. Applications can be picked up at the Manchester Township Office during normal office hours.


The Manchester Township Fire Department is a paid on call fire department. We currently have 30 members, including seven officers, 19 firefighters and four probationary firefighters. Our members have been trained to Medical First Responder (MFR), basic EMT or paramedic levels. Some of our members have received specialized training in hazardous materials, advanced vehicle extrication and technical rescue.

We belong to the Washtenaw County Hazardous Material Team and the Technical Rescue Team.

We respond to life threatening medical emergencies, vehicle accidents, hazmat calls, and fire calls. On average we respond to 350 calls a year.

The Manchester Twp Fire Dept provides coverage for the northern of Manchester Township. The Clinton and Sand Lake Fire Deptartments cover the bottom . We cover all of Sharon, and Freedom Townships, and of Bridgewater Township. We respond from our only station located in the Village of Manchester.

Link to Burning Notifications

Links to cooperating agencies:

Washtenaw County Emergency Management

Huron Valley Ambulance Emergency Medical Services