Fire Department

The Lansing Fire Department is a customer focused, state of the art, provider of fire protection, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and technical rescue services.

2017 LFD Memorial Ceremony

At the site of the "Unknown Fireman"
Section C, Lot 110
Mt. Hope Cemetery
1800 E. Mt. Hope Ave.
Lansing, MI 48910

Saturday, May 27, 2017
11:30 AM

Join us in celebrating the lives of those who dedicated themselves to the safety of our great city and its people. During the ceremony, we will honor the lives of the following individuals:

In the Line of Duty:
Alonza B. Hoffman - 1870
Unknown Fireman - 1880
Ed Bliss - 1903
John Pulford - 1938
Marchus Keenoy Jr. - 1970
Engineer Steven Stucker - 2005
Firefighter Dennis E. Rodeman - 2015

In the Past Year:
Ret. Jack W. Gaukel died June 15, 2016
Ret. Douglas E. Gregg died May 1, 2016
Ret. Leroy G. Leyrer died June 28, 2016
Ret. William Wilkins died Sept. 19, 2016


The Lansing Fire Department has developed into a multi-faceted agency responsible for providing a wide range of emergency and non-emergency services. The Lansing Fire Department's six divisions constantly strive to fulfill our mission statement.
Fire Administration
The Lansing Fire Department Administration Division is charged with managing a $34 million dollar budget. The Lansing Fire Department Administration Division is charged with managing a $34 million dollar budget, 209 personnel, 6 Stations, 6 Engines, 2 Ladder Trucks, 4 Medic Units and emergency equipment, to provide the highest quality emergency response services. The Administration Division consist of 1 Chief, 2 Assistant Chiefs, 1 Finance Officer, 1 Staff Officer and 1 Administrative Specialist.


Fire Suppression

The Fire Suppression Division responds to all requests for emergency   services handling over 20,000 calls for service a year, such as Fire, Rescue, EMS, as well as Emergency Management, and much more. The Suppression Division is comprised of 159 sworn Firefighters, 6 Stations which house 6 Engines, 2 Ladder Trucks, 1 HazMat Squad, 1 Technical Rescue Truck, 4  Advanced Life Support Medic Units , 3 reserve Medic Units, 1 Bariatric Medic Unit, 2 ATV Units, 3 Zodiac Water Rescue Boats, and emergency equipment, to provide the highest quality emergency response services.

 Emergency Management

The Lansing Office of the Emergency Management is housed in the Lansing Fire Department. We serve Lansing residents through emergency preparedness, hazard mitigation, disaster response, and disaster recovery.

 Fire Marshal's Office

The Fire Marshal's Office is solely dedicated to protecting its community and citizens. Our unique team of professionals are highly trained in fire code enforcement and inspection as well as plan review and permitting.

 Code Enforcement 

The Code Enforcement Division strives to protect the health, safety, and welfare of Lansing residents through the preservation and improvement of the housing stock by assuring safe, decent, and sanitary housing while conserving the integrity of Lansing neighborhoods.


The training division is a component of the Operations branch of the Lansing Fire Department. This division is tasked with facilitating quality assurance through education and training of Lansing Fire Department personnel. is committed to providing the highest quality emergency response services for the City of Lansing.

 Maintenance & Alarm

The Maintenance and Alarm Division is responsible for keeping daily functions of the Fire Department supplied and operating.