Saginaw Township Fire Department

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 The annual Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) was another huge success.  As a result of the countless hours of firefighters and friends collecting, and the generous contributions of everyone to fill the boot, we were able to raise $21,383.74 this year.  Thank you to all that made this campaign a success.

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Assistant Chief Announces Retirement

Station One Assistant Chief Pike has announced his retirement from the Saginaw Township Fire Department after 38 years of service, effective September 30th.

 George W. Pike Jr. began his fire service career with the Buena Vista Township Fire Department in February 1974.  He left Buena Vista in February 1976 as a Lieutenant and began his tenure with the Saginaw Township Fire Department in March 1976.  He was voted Night Captain at Station Four on January 1, 1979 after serving as Night Lieutenant and at the same meeting was named Secretary/Treasurer of Station Four.  On January 1, 1981, he was appointed Assistant Chief at Station Four.

In October 1987 Chief Pike was appointed Assistant Chief of the newly constructed Station One at 6171 Shattuck when they closed and combined Station One on Hospital Road and Station Four at the current Fire & Police Headquarters.  Chief Pike was awarded Saginaw Township Firefighter of the Year in 1995, and has served on many committees, special projects, and evaluations over his career.

Outside Burning Regulations

As fall approaches many of you will begin the task of cleaning up leaves and other yard debris.  There are several options available to residents to dispose of this debris, primarily curbside yard waste pick up, and the township brush site.  However, some residents may choose to burn the debris.  Open burning is permitted in Saginaw Township, however it is only permitted under very specific conditions.  Please DO NOT conduct outside burning until you have reviewed all of the regulations contained in the "Burning Regulations" section of this website.
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