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A minor fire broke out at a home on Houghton in the Castle Gardens neighborhood early Monday morning
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.
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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
Monday fire displaces Livonia family
One Livonia family has been displaced this December after a fire did minor damage to their Castle Gardens home early Monday morning. The Livonia Fire Department was dispatched at about 7:15 a.m. Monday to the 15000 block of Houghton on the report of a possible fire that had broken out at the home. Read More...
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...
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Who is “Gadsby” and why is he messing with my retiree health care benefits?
“Gadsby” or “GASB” is an acronym for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. GASB publishes rules that provide governments with accounting standards to use when completing their financial statements. The financial statements are called Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and are used for a number of things.
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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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Legislative Update For December 21, 2016
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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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