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Friday November 11, 2016 ; Busy Night
Dr. Heather Robertson, a veterinarian at Animal Emergency Center in Novi, demonstrates to
Livonia firefighters how to use a pet oxygen mask on her rescue dog, Jack.
Livonia firefighters responded to a fire Sunday afternoon at a home in the 8900 block of Farmington.
Chief Shadd Whitehead asks fire department retirees Alden Sawyer, Don Folsom and Harold Hoyt
to identify people in the department’s archive photos.
Click Here for pictures of the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan
Celebrates Livonia's 75th Anniversary
Livonia Fire Chief Shadd Whitehead accepts a framed No. 75 Detroit Tigers jersey
from Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler as Tigers broadcaster Rod Allen looks on.
Heros On Hines 5k Run
Heros On Hines 5k Run
Livonia child care center students focus on fire safety

What's New at Livonia Firefighters IAFF Local 1164
Livonia Fire armed to save pets with new oxygen mask
The Livonia Fire Department is always prepared to administer oxygen to fire victims when they respond to a blaze. Now, it's ready to administer some help to fire victims' pets as well. The agency recently accepted a donation of several pet oxygen masks to place on its rescue squads to help pets affected possibly by fires in the city. Read More...
Livonia Fire Department battles suspicious fire
The Livonia Fire Department says a fire at a home Sunday afternoon in the 8900 block of Farmington remains under investigation as suspicious in nature. Fire inspector Keith Bo said crews responded Sunday afternoon to the fire at the home near Farmington and Kentucky. He said no injuries were reported as the owner was not home at the time of the incident. Read More...
2 Livonia Churchill freshmen in stolen Mustang killed in crash
Two Livonia Churchill High School freshmen boys were killed  Saturday in Plymouth Township after the stolen Ford Mustang they were in hit a minivan, rolled over and burst into flames, police said. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the teens' ages as 14 and 15 but didn't release their names Sunday afternoon. Read More...
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Important Message from MPFFU President Mark Docherty
Brothers and Sisters, As many of you have recently heard, there have been several media releases attacking public employee defined benefit pension systems. One of which, was a statement that Amway Billionaire Dick Devos made at a policy forum on the Westside of the state.
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The List of Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union Recommended & Endorsed Candidates
On September 12, 2016, the MPFFU Executive Board approved an updated list of recommended candidates for the November 8th elections.  You can view the list by clicking here.  These recommendations are based on how the candidates stand on issues that are important to us as firefighters.
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Download: ALL endorsements Updated September 25 2016 - 2016 List of endorsements.pdf


New LODD Benefit Signed into Law Today
Legislation expanding benefits to families of fallen first responders signed into law. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 LANSING, Mich. – Legislation extending medical benefits to surviving families of Michigan first responders who die in the line of duty was signed today by the Governor.
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Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Halting Election Law Signed by Governor Snyder
Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Halting Election Law Signed by Governor Snyder Unions challenge PA 269, which violates Contract Clause, First Amendment rights of union members in Michigan elections LANSING – U.S. District Court Judge Linda V.
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SB 427 amends Good Samaritan Law to add licensed EMS providers
Previously, under the Good Samaritan Law (Public Act 17 of 1963) in the State of Michigan, certain health professionals were not liable for civil damages as a result of acts or omissions in rendering care, except acts or omissions amounting to gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct, when providing care without compensation under certain circumstances, primarily during emergencies. Specifically this law exempted liability to physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. Oddly absent were any level of EMS Licensure.
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