Contact the City of Traverse City Twitter IconFacebook IconWeather Icon

City Home > Departments > City Fire

Traverse City Fire

The Traverse City Fire Department is responsible for providing all emergency life safety services within the City limits. This includes such activities as fire attack and suppression, Medical Advanced Life support, Water Rescue and Hazardous Materials situations, and other emergency/rescue services. The Traverse City Fire Department also provides non-emergency services such as inspections, code enforcement, and Public Education programs.

The department strives to maintain a partnership with the business community in the continued effort to correct life safety and fire hazards through our inspection/prevention and education processes.

The Fire Department consists of the Fire Chief, 4 Captains (1 who serves as Fire Marshal), 4 Lieutenants (1 who serves as Training Officer), and 13 Firefighters.



24 Hr - Firefighter/Paramedic

Testing Dates:

1. Practice PhysicalAgility Test May 18,Agility Test May 19, Written Test May 20

2. Practice PhysicalAgility Test June 1,Agility Test June 2, Written Test June 3

Recycle Your Batteries - The Fire Department is currently accepting batteries for recycling. Batteries may be dropped off at either Fire Station #1 on Front Street or Fire Station #2 on 8th Street. Please, NO vehicle batteries or hazardous materials.

This page last updated on 7/11/2017.

Contact Information
City of Traverse City
Fire Department,Station 1
500 W. Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49684

(231) 922-4930 office

Email the Fire Department

Jim Tuller, Chief

Mike Sheets, Fire Marshal

Grand Traverse County-Central Dispatch
Non-Emergency Services (231) 922-4550
Emergency Services 9-1-1