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The Manchester Township Fire Department is a paid on call fire department. We currently have 23 members, including 7 officers, 14 firefighters and 2 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 611 calls a year.
The Manchester Twp Fire Dept provides coverage for the northern ¾ of Manchester Township. The Sand Lake Fire Department covers the bottom ¼ of the Township. We cover all of Sharon, and Freedom Townships, and ½ of Bridgewater Township. We respond from our only station located in the Village of Manchester.
NOTIFICATION OF BURNING
Under provisions of Section 4, Act 329, P.A. 1959, notification is hereby received that
applicant will be burning the described during the period specified below.
NOTIFICATION IS NOT VALID FOR MORE THAT TWO (2) CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
No permits issued inside the village limits, or within 1400’ of the village limits.
All non-recreational Fires Must Be out by Dark
The Manchester Township Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Emergency medical Technician (EMT) and Firefighter/EMT. Applications can be picked up at the Manchester Township Office during normal office hours.
To apply, click the link below, print, complete and mail or drop off application at:
Manchester Twp. Fire Dept.
P.O. Box 668
275 S. Macomb St.
Manchester, MI 48158
Attn: Hiring Committee
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