Fire Department

Detroit Fire Department
1301 Third Street
Detroit, MI 48226

General Number: (313) 596-2900
General Fax Number: (313) 596-2915
TTY: 711 or (800) 649-3777



Edsel Jenkins, Executive Fire Commissioner
John Berlin, Deputy Fire Commissioner


Mission Statement

The mission of the Detroit Fire Department is to provide a safe environment for our customers through public education, enforcement of fire codes, and deployment of efficient emergency response resources.

The Detroit Fire Department is comprised of 10 divisions:

  • Administration Division
  • Firefighting Division
  • Fire Marshal Division
  • Community Relations Division
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division
  • Apparatus Division
  • Communications Division
  • Medical Division
  • Research and Development Division
  • Training Academy