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January 15, 2015 - Application for the 2015 KFFA Scholarship. More here.


January 08, 2015 - Kochville Engine 4 is For SALE!!. Video Pictures Here. Also scroll down for details.


November 11, 2014 - Engine 11
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July 20, 2014 - Kochville vs. Frankenlust in the annual golden air bottle friendship softball game...Kochville keeps the air bottle this year beating Frankenlust 17-6
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May 01, 2014 - Kochville and Saginaw Township Fire Department were activated for automatic-aid to respond to a head on Motor Vehicle Accident on Tittabawassee Rd. west of Mackinaw. Kochville Engine-7, Rescue-8, Saginaw Township Squad-2, and Utility-3 responded. The jaws of life were used to extricate one patient. The patient was transported by MMR to a local hospital.
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April 19, 2014 - On Saturday 4/19/14 Carrollton, Kochville and Zilwaukee Fire Departments participated in live fire training at the CREST center located at the Oakland Community College. A total of 16 personal attended this training. We have another group attending 4/26/14.
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February 26, 2014 - Kochville fire department was dispatched to 6727 Davis Rd. for a structure fire. Automatic Aid with Zilwaukee Engine-5 and Carrollton Quint-4 also responded. A special request for the North Tender Task Force (Tittabawassee, Thomas, Richland and Jonesfield/Lakefield) was requested due to lack of fire hydrants in this area. Kochville Engine-7 arrived on scene and reported a room and contents fire on a 2000 sq. ft. two story Dome House. Crews made an aggressive interior attack and limited damage to the structure. Saginaw Township Squad-2 was requested for manpower.
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January 01, 2014 - Kochville Firefighters Associations is accepting applications for scholarships. Scholarship Information 2013.07.24 and Scholarship Application.


December 31, 2013 - Congratulations to Firefighter Trisha Foerster on her retirement from the Kochville Fire Department effective 12/31/13 with 10.3 years of service.
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December 28, 2013 - A box Alarm (Kochville, Carrollton and Zilwaukee) was dispatched at 0128hrs for a commercial structure fire, located @ 5200 Kokomo Drive (Kokomo’s Family Fun Center). Kochville Capt.-5 arrived on scene with a single story sports complex with flames showing from an HVAC unit on the roof. An additional truck was requested from Saginaw Township. Units responded were Kochville Engine-7, Engine-4, Rescue-8, Zilwaukee Engine-5, Carrollton Quint-4, Saginaw Township Truck-2, Mobile Medical Response and Saginaw County Sheriff Department. Kochville Engine-7 laid a 5 inch supply line and fed Saginaw Township Truck-2. Truck 2 advanced the aerial and extinguished the fire. No damage to the interior of the structure.


October 15, 2013 - Congratulations to the 2013 Saginaw Exchange Club County Firefighters of the year.

Roger Klomp -Saginaw Township Fire Department
Brad Luczak -Saginaw City Fire Department
Mary Meyer –Buena Vista Fire Department
Matt Koczenasz –Kochville Fire Department
Thomas Arn-Thomas Township Fire Department
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September 15, 2013 - Today was a state wide MABAS Exercise on assembly. Division 3302 (Saginaw County) sent a Fire Engine strike team to the Birch Run (POD) Point of departure. Departments participating were Engines from Frankenmuth, Kochville, Richland, Saginaw Township, and Tri-Township. Firefighters from Birch Run, Buena Vista, Frankenmuth, Kochville, Marion Springs, Richland, Saginaw Township, Taymouth, Tittabawassee, Tri-Township and Zilwaukee.
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August 24, 2013 - Kochville 40th anniversary open house


July 21, 2013 - Kochville Fire defeats Frankenlust Fire 17-9 at the Annual Golden Air Bottle Game.
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July 19, 2013 - Kochville Fire Department was activated for a structure fire @ 3770 Kaboble. Central Dispatch sent a first alarm assignment. Engine-7 arrived on scene and disregarded Zilwaukee and Carrollton and had Saginaw Twp. Continue with positive pressure Ventilation.
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May 29, 2013 - 2:33am Kochville Fire responded to Frankenlust Township (2511 Amelith Rd.) for a Mutual Aid assistance for a residential structure fire. (Basement fire) due to lighting hitting a house. Kochville Engine-4 arrived on scene as the third due engine. We were assigned ventilation. Frankenlust Engine-20 and Pumper-20 made an aggressive attack through the basement egress window and extinguished the bulk of the fire. Before the first engine arrived on scene the first floor living area already collapsed.


May 29, 2013 - At 2:55am Kochville Engine-7 responded to 5770 Kochville Rd. for a house struck by lighting. Engine-7 arrived on scene with nothing showing. Crews investigated and found no hazard.


March 05, 2013 - Kochville E-7 responded with three firefighters to Mackinaw @ Kochville for a two vehicle motor vehicle accident with a pin-in. Crews reported one entrapment. Engine-7 used the spreaders and two sets of rams to remove the patient form the vehicle. The patient was transported to the hospital by MMR.


February 26, 2013 - Kochville E-7 responded to 841 Meadowlawn, Automatic Aid to Carrollton for a structure fire. Engine-7 responded as third due engine. Carrollton Quit-4 arrived on scene of a single story, single family dwelling, with heavy fire showing from Alpha and Charlie division. Zilwaukee Engine-5, and Carrollton Squad-5 also responded. Heavy snow was falling and they had electrical wires on the ground that hindered firefighting efforts.


January 24, 2013 - Kochville Engine-7 responded to a two vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident at the Intersection of Bay and Pierce Rd. MMR transported one patient to the hospital.


January 24, 2013 - Kochville E-7 responded to 3615 Bauer, Automatic Aid to Carrollton. Engine-7 responded as third due engine. Carrollton Quit-4 arrived on scene of a single story, single family dwelling, with smoke showing from Charlie side. Zilwaukee Engine-4 also responded. Initial Carrollton and Zilwaukee crews were assigned interior operations and Kochville was assigned ventilation. Crews contained the fire to a couple of rooms.


January 24, 2013 - Kochville Fire was dispatched for a “wires down” at 6640 Bay Rd. Lt. 6 arrived on scene and report a motor vehicle accident with a pin in. Engine-7 and Rescue-8 responded. Engine-7 used the jaws of life to remove the driver’s side door. MMR and rescue-8 provide patient care. One patient was removed from the vehicle and transported to the hospital.
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January 21, 2013 - Kochville Tender-9 and Engine-4 respond to a mutual aid call for Frankenlust fire. 6745 S. Euclid. Frankenlust had a out building and an residence exposure with heavy fire showing. Mutual companies included Monitor, Kawkawlin, Portsmouth Townships, and City of Zilwaukee fire. Temperatures were single digits throughout the entire operation.


October 10, 2012 - Kochville, Thomas and Tittabawassee fire departments team up to distribute Knox Boxes to residents. Read More


October 09, 2012 - Squad 1 official goes into service. 2012 Ford quad cab.
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September 13, 2012 - Kochville and Tittabawassee Townships were activated for a brush fire in the 7100 block of Hospital Road. First units on scene reported a large open burn.
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September 10, 2012 - Kochville and Tittabawassee Townships fire departments responded to a motor vehicle accident. Kochville E-7 responded and arrived on scene of a vehicle vs. school bus, with minor injuries.
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September 06, 2012 - RIP Chief Bauer, you will be greatly missed.

BAUER SR., GENE CARL Beaverton, Michigan Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan Mr. Bauer 69 beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother died suddenly Thursday September 6, 2012 at his home in Beaverton. Gene was the Kochville Township Fire Department Chief from August 1992 through June 1997. Per Gene's wishes cremation will take place and there will be no services. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Billings Bible Church, 4111 Wieman Rd., Beaverton, MI 48642. Arrangements are entrusted to Sisson Funeral Home.


May 01, 2012 - New Brush Truck 10
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February 18, 2012 - 2/18/2012 SVSU hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness night. Kochville Firefighters assisted in cheering on all the Breast Cancer Survivors that were individually recognized at halftime for their Valiant effort of beating Cancer. Kochville Firefighters were very honored to be a part of such a wonderful event.
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January 14, 2012 - Kochville Active and Retired Firefighters getting together at Meijers on Tittabawassee Rd. for our annual breakfast. Thank you Jim Grove and the staff at Meijers for another successful year.
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January 14, 2012 - On 1/14/2012 Kochville Fire Personnel went through our annual CPR training.
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January 14, 2012 - Kochville Township Fire Department personnel
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January 07, 2012 - On 1/7/2012 Kochville Fire was called to a car fire at Freeland and Mackinaw roads. Kochville Fire personnel worked quickly to extinguish the flames, as the driver had already got out. No injuries were reported in the fire.
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December 24, 2011 - On 12/24/2011 Kochville Fire responded to Bay and Tittabawassee for a 2 car injury accident. Jaws of life were used to get the driver out of the vehicle. Patient was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatning injuries.
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December 23, 2011 - On 12/23/2011 Kochville Fire responded to an accident at Mackinaw and Tittabawassee intersection, where we preformed patient care and fuel containment. Minor injuries were reported.
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December 21, 2011 - On 12/21/2011 Kochville Fire responded to a rollover pin-in near the 5600 block of Bay rd. Driver was removed from vehicle with the Jaws of life, only minor injuries were sustained in the crash.
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December 11, 2011 - On 12/11/2011 Kochville Fire responded to a 2 car injury accident, patients were treated at a local hospital for minor injuries.
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December 11, 2011 - On 12/11/2011 Kochville and Zilwaukee were dispatched to aid Carrollton Fire for a house fire at 3363 Elm, nobody was home at the time of the fire. The three departments were on scene nearly six hours. No injuries were reported.
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December 08, 2011 - 12/8/2011 Kochville Fire responded to a motor vehicle accident at Bay and Tittabawassee, minor injuries were reported in the accident.
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November 30, 2011 - On 11/30/2011 Kochville Fire was dispatched for an accident at Center and Pierce. There were no injuries in the accident, Road conditions were a factor.
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November 05, 2011 - Kochville Township Fire Department supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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October 31, 2011 - Kochville Fire responded to a 3 car accident on Tittabawassee road just west of Lawndale. Jaws of life were used to free two of the patients. Three people were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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October 31, 2011 - Chief Malesky and Asst. Chief Uptmor at St. John's Amelith School passing out candy for trunk-or-treat.
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October 25, 2011 - Kochville Fire responded to an injury accident on Mackinaw and Tittabawassee. Patients were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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October 22, 2011 - Kochville Fire was called to Mackinaw and Tittabawassee for an injury accident. There were no serious injuries reported in the crash.
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October 20, 2011 - Kochville Fire responded to an accident on Bay and Bueker, no injuries were reported in the crash. The light pole was a complete loss
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October 11, 2011 - On October 11th, 2011. The Saginaw Exchange honored our firefighters of the year for Saginaw County. Aaron Hoeppner-FF Buena Vista Twp., Chris Leipert-Captain Saginaw Township, Kevin Machata-FF Kochville Twp., Brandon Rossi-Lieutenant Thomas Twp. And Robert Weaver-Engineer, Saginaw City all received awards. Congratulations to all of them.
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September 23, 2011 - On 9/23/11 around 7am, Zilwaukee, Kochville and Frankenlust Fire Departments were called to a semi tractor/trailer fire on NB I-75, the cab was fully engulfed in flames. The fire departments extinguished the blaze, and there were no injuries reported. However, according to Michigan State Police traffic was backed up until approximately 5pm that day.
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September 22, 2011 - On 9/22/2011 Kochville Fire and Saginaw Twp. Fire were called out to a motor vehicle accident on Tittabawassee and Towne Center. 3 patients were taken to local hospitals with minor injuries sustained in the crash.
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September 20, 2011 - Kochville Fire/Rescue responded to a rollover in the ditch on N. Center Road. Extensive extrication was required because of the car not being stable. Saginaw Township was called for their assistance and stabilizer jacks. The patient was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.
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September 18, 2011 - Kochville fire was called for a lawnmower on fire. Nobody was injured in this incident.
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August 29, 2011 - Kochville Fire and Rescue responded to an injury accident on Hospital and Tittabawassee roads. Saginaw Township fire was called to assist with extrication, Kochville performed medical attention to the patients. The injuries sustained were not life threatening.
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August 15, 2011 - Kochville Fire responded to an injury accident on Tittabawassee and I-675. The jaws of life were used to extricate one patient. MMR transported patients to a local hospital.
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August 10, 2011 - Kochville Rescue assisted Frankenlust Twp at Freeland and Fraser roads for a multiple car rollover.
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July 31, 2011 - Firefighter Paul Baldwin training the probationary firefighters Scott Dashkovitz and Ken Howden on the pumps.
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July 28, 2011 - Kochville Fire/Rescue was called to Kochville Rd. for a car on it's side in the ditch. The jaws of life were used to cut the patient out of the vehicle, Saginaw Township Fire assisted Kochville on this incident. Minor injuries reported
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July 21, 2011 - Kochville Fire was called out to an injury accident on Hospital and Tittabawassee. Patients were treated at a local hospital
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July 19, 2011 - Kochville Rescue was activated for an injury accident, patient was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries
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July 17, 2011 - Kochville vs. Frankenlust in the annual golden air bottle friendship softball game...Kochville won the air bottle back this year beating frankenlust 8-6
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July 01, 2011 - On July 1st, 2011 Kochville Fire assisted Saginaw Township with a structure fire at a local business
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June 13, 2011 - On 6/13/11 Kochville Fire Dept responded to an injury accident on Tittabawassee Road. One person sustained injuries in the accident and was taken to a local hospital.
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June 07, 2011 - On 6/7/11 Kochville Fire responded to an accident on Tittabawassee Road where two vehicles hit head on. Nobody was injured in the accident.
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April 29, 2011 - On 4/29/11 a Sheriffs Deputy was enroute to a call when a driver pulled out in front of the Deputy at Center and Tittabawassee Roads. Minor injuries were sustained in the crash.
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April 27, 2011 - On 4/27/11 Baskin Robbins held another successful annual 31 Cent Scoop night. Saginaw area firefighters rolled up their sleeves to scoop ice cream and teach children about fire prevention. Baskin Robbins donates money to the National Fallen Firefighter Association with this event across the country.
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April 19, 2011 - Kochville Fire was dispatched to a 3-car injury accident in the parking lot behind Pier One Imports. 2 People were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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April 10, 2011 - Kochville Fire was dispatched to a dumpster fire at SVSU. Crews arrived on scene and were able to extinguish fire without incident.
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April 07, 2011 - Kochville Fire was dispatched to an injury accident, driver was in the ditch trapped in the car, the doors wouldn't open due to the ditch bank. Kochville Fire arrived on scene, put an airbag under the car to lift it up until the door would open. Driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
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April 06, 2011 - Kochville Fire responded to a call for wires down at Garber Nissan. With new construction in the parking lot, the temporary power line was too low, The line was caught on the top of the delivery truck and ripped from the pole.
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March 23, 2011 - On 3/23/11 at 12:15pm Kochville Fire was Dispatched to Hooters on Bay Road for a snowplow truck fully engulfed. Firefighters extinguished fire, truck was a total loss.

While clearing that scene Kochville Fire was activated to an Injury accident at Tittabawassee and Center Roads. Two females were transported to the hospital with injuries sustained in the crash. The traffic light was not working when the crash occured.
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March 23, 2011 - PI on 3/23/11 @ 13:03. activated while leaving hooters
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March 22, 2011 - On 3/22/11 Kochville Fire was activated for a rollover accident with one occupant in the vehicle. Road conditions were a factor, minor injuries reported.
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February 01, 2011 - Emergency crews from Frankenlust, Kochville and Monitor townships were able to pull the man by cutting away parts of the tractor, according Assistant Frankenlust Township Fire Department Chief Todd Schaffer. The man was able to walk and was escorted to an ambulance by two firefighters. (Read More)


January 31, 2011 - On 1/31/2011 Kochville Engine 7 responded to a report of vehicle fire on the SVSU campus.
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January 15, 2011 - We would like to Thank Meijer’s on Tittabawassee Rd, especially store Director Jim Grove and his staff for the hospitality of serving our current and retired firefighters breakfast today, and presenting our fire department with a donation of $750.00 to use for personnel Protection Equipment.
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January 14, 2011 - Kochville Fire/Rescue was activated on 1/14/2011 @ 9:07am for a Rollover/Pin-in on Davis and Liberty roads. (The road conditions were snowy and icy). Zilwaukee Fire assisted Kochville with mutual aid. Both drivers were ok and able to walk away.
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December 15, 2010 - Kochville Engine-4 responded as a third due fire engine at a structure fire on 633 Hickory in Carrollton. Carrollton Quint-4 arrived on scene with a working fire at a single family, one storage dwelling with exposures. Carrollton stretched lines and performed an offense attacked. Carrollton was assisted by Zilwaukee Engine-5, and Kochville Engine-4. Kochville Rescue-8 responded into the incident for additional manpower.


November 28, 2010 - Kochville Engine-4 responded as a third due fire engine at a structure fire in Carrollton Township located at 3655 Jackson. This was a single story, single family un-occupied dwelling that was fully involved with exposures. Fire crews for two hours and returned to service.


November 22, 2010 - We would like to welcome our two newest trial firefighters
Scott Dashkovitz KFD #14
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Keneth Howden KFD #12


November 06, 2010 - The Saginaw Spirit hosted the Fourth Annual Guns -n- Hoses Charity Hockey Game Saturday November 6th.

The game, sponsored by Gohm Insurance Restoration and Mike’s Wrecker Service, pit local police and firefighters against each other to raise money for the Saginaw Fund for Needy Veterans. During the event, a check for $2,500.00 was presented to Michael Finegan and Doctor Robert Dorr of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Saginaw.

The game was close, and was tied at 2 and 2 at the end the third period. The Hoses, lead by Captain Brian Pike and Assistant Captain Roger Clomp, clutched victory in a goal scored by Chadd Riley in the fourth round shoot out.

“Events such as this are an important and fun way to give back the community,” commented Liz Gohm. “Our first responder organizations are an important part of our community, and Gohm Insurance Restoration and the other Guns -n- Hoses partners, are honored to help them as they support the various local charities in our region.”
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September 11, 2010 - The Saginaw Township Fire Department hosted the Saginaw County Fire Association annual 9/11 memorial service. State Fire Marshall Ron Farr, attended and spoke to the attendees.
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September 02, 2010 - Kochville and Saginaw Township fire departments responded to Tittabawassee @ Lawndale Roads for a motor vehicle accident with a pin in. Kochville Engine-7, Rescue-8, Saginaw Twp. Rescue-1, and Squad-2, responded. One patient was transported to the hospital by flightcare. This accident resulted in one fatality.
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August 14, 2010 - FF Machata attended a water rescue class, that Michigan rescue Concepts instructed. This class was sponsored by the Tittabawassee Fire Department, and hosted by the Zilwaukee Fire Department.
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July 31, 2010 - Kochville Engine-7 responded as a third due engine on a reported residential structure fire @ 2956 N. Michigan in Carrollton Twp. First crews to arrive on scene did a quick knock down of a room and contents fire.


July 18, 2010 - The Golden Air Bottle game took place @ noon. The Frankenlust Fire Department came away with the 7-4 extra innings victory. This was no doubt the most competitive game both of us ever played against each other. Each team fought hard for the victory. Congratulations to our neighbors to the North. We will be ready next year, enjoy the trophy.
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June 12, 2010 - We had the privileged to assist Eagle Scout applicant Joseph Saumier with his Eagle Scout Project. His project was a military flag burning ceremony. Members of the Carrollton, and Zilwaukee Fire departments also assisted. The VFW post in Carrollton hosted the ceremony. Mr. Saumier did an excellent job organizing this event and the members who participate were very impressed.
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June 10, 2010 - Kochville Firefighters Associated sponsored a hole at the Gohm restoration golf outing supporting the 100 club of Saginaw.
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May 15, 2010 - The Kochville Firefighters Association hosted the annual Awards Dinner @ the Trillium Room. Firefighter Richard Wasney Jr. received the Fire Fighter of the Year for 2009. Firefighters Jerry Davis and Kevin Machata received the BIG NOZZLE awards for the most participation for days and night in 2009.
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April 28, 2010 - Baskin Robbins 31 cent scoop night. Firefighters from Kochville, Carrollton, Zilwaukee, Tittabawassee, Thomas, and Spaulding scooped 2223 scoops of ice cream and raised over $400.00 dollars for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Thank you to all who participated and assisted.
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April 28, 2010 -
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April 08, 2010 - Join us for 31 Cent Scoop Night at Baskin-Robbins® and help us honor America’s firefighters with a $100,000 donation to the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation. Wednesday April 28th From 5:00 pm to close. Read More


April 08, 2010 - Kochville Engine-7 and Rescue-8 responded to an motor vehicle accident on Pierce @ Lawndale. Engine-7 crew used the jaws of life to extricate one patient.
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March 06, 2010 - Kochville fire was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on I 675 @ Kochville Rd. for a vehicle hanging over the edge. This section of I-675 is closed due to re-construction roadway upgrades. Kochvile Engine-7 arrived on scene after MMR and Sheriff deputy. There was a minivan hanging over the edge of I-675 at the Kochville Rd. bridge, between two girders. There was one patient with injuries. Rescue-8 and Tender-9 responded and assisted Engine-7 crews.
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March 04, 2010 - Kochville Engine-7 was dispatch to an Motor Vehicle Accident on Bay Rd. at the WalMart entrance. Engine-7 arrived on scene of a two vehicle MVA, with one vehicle rolled with minor injuries. Tender-9 assisted with traffic control.
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February 25, 2010 - Kochville Engine-7 and Rescue-8 responded to an Motor Vehicle Accident with an entrapment @ Bay Rd. @ Bueker Rd. Engine-7 arrived on scene of a two vehicle MVA with one patient entrapment. Rescue-8 assisted the crew from Engine -7. One patient was extrication and taken to the hospital by Mobile Medical Response.
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February 09, 2010 - Five fire departments converge on Carrollton Township fire
Flames escaped a fireplace and caused significant damage to the second floor of a Carrollton Township home at 501 Rustic about 4:30 p.m. Monday, Carrollton Township Fire Chief Thomas J. Czerniak says. He said Kochville Township, Zilwaukee, Saginaw Township and Janes Township fire departments helped at the scene, which took three hours to clear. Czerniak said the smoke detector was working and the residents were able to safely evacuate the home. There were no injuries and the reason the fire spread from the fireplace is unknown. The flames went up the chimney and got up into the attic, Czerniak said. According to Saginaw County assessor records the home with a 2009 taxable value of $36,200 is owned by Robin L. Wood.


January 16, 2010 - Meijers on Tittabawassee sponsored a Firefighter breakfast for the Kochville Fire department. Store Director Jim Grove, and his staff have been sponsoring an annual breakfast for over 15 years. Store Director Jim Grove presented Fire Chief Alan Malesky with a check for $500.00 for their appreciation to the fire department.
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January 09, 2010 - Kochville and Saginaw Township fire departments responded to the 3600 blk of Tittabawassee on an Automatic Aid pin in accident. STFD Chief-20 arrived on scene and established command. KFD Engine-7 arrived next and was assigned to extrication, KFD Rescue-8 assisted. STFD Squad-2, Engine-2, and Rescue-1 also assisted. Two patients were transported to the hospital.
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December 09, 2009 - We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
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November 28, 2009 - The third annual Guns and Hoses Hockey game was won by Guns 2-1. Over $2500.00 was raised for the Saginaw County 100 Club.
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November 04, 2009 - Kochville Fire responded to a "Pin In" motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Kochville Rd. @ Mackinaw Rd. Engine-7 arrived on scene of a two vehicle accident. Two patients were trapped. On one vehicle the roof was removed, the drivers door was pried open and a dash roll was performed. Engine-7 was assisted by Rescue-8 and Tender-9.
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October 24, 2009 - Zilwaukee Fire Department responded to a MVA with an Pin-in on Southbound I-75 @ MM 157. Kochville Tender-9 responded on a mutual air request for traffic assistance. Zilwaukee Fire had four patients in need of extrication. Kochville Engine-7 responded for manpower.
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October 19, 2009 - Kochville Engine-7 and Rescue-8 responded to reported garbage truck fire on Pierce Rd. between Bay Rd. and Mackinaw Rd. Engine-7 arrived on scene with a load of garbage on the road on fire. Crews worked for over two hours until all the garbage was removed.
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October 06, 2009 - On Tuesday October 6th, 2009. The Exchange club of Saginaw hosted their annual awards luncheon. The following received an Firefighter of the year award. Saginaw Fire Dept. Lt. Michael Brand, Thomas Twp. Lt. Ryan Ludwick, Saginaw Township Fire FF A.J. Makrianis, and Kochville Fire FF Paul Baldwin Jr. Congratulations gentlemen.


September 20, 2009 - On Sunday Morning Kochville and Frankenlust fire departments performed a "Live Burn" @ 2207 Kraenzlein Rd. We performed a total of four burns inside the structure. We also had a successful class A foam exposure protection and a water curtain.
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September 20, 2009 - Kochville Engine-7 responded to a reported vehicle fire @ 2209 Pierce. Engine-7 arrived on scene with an working engine compartment fire.
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September 20, 2009 - More Live Burn Pics.
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September 20, 2009 - Fire engulfs Golden Glow dance club in Swan Creek Township

Tri-Township responded to The Golden Glow Ballroom & Catering, 2950 South Graham in Swan Creek Township for a commercial structure fire. Numerous fire departments fought the blaze for hours Saturday, but in the end, declared the dance hall and onetime skating rink a total loss. By early evening, fire officials still hadn’t determined the cause of the fire, which began about 3 p.m.

Fire departments involved included, The Tri-Township, James Township, Thomas Township, Richland Township, Chesaning-Brady, Kochville Township, Saginaw Township, Maple Grove Township, Spaulding Township, and Albee Township. Saginaw County Fire Coordination Level 2 responded.


August 24, 2009 - Kochville Engine-7 responded to a motor vehicle accident @ Tittabawassee and Fashion Square. While responding, central dispatch upgraded the call to a pin-in. Saginaw Township Fire was activated for automatic aid. Kochville engine-7 arrived on scene with STFD Chief-20 on scene and in command. Kochville engine-7 began to use the spreaders on the drivers door. After the door was open, the patient was extricated, and loaded into the ambulance.
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August 22, 2009 - The Saginaw Fire responded back to the mulch pile fire and requested tenders from Spaulding Twp, Blumfield Twp. and Kochville Twp.


August 21, 2009 - Kochville Engine-4 responded as a drafting engine to mutual aid for City of Saginaw Fire Department. Saginaw Fire department responded to a Box Alarm for a massive mulch fire @ 2406 Veterans Memorial Highway. Due to long hydrant lays, a request was made for the East Tender Strike Force and County Coordination. A special request was made for a drafting engine. Kochville Engine-4 responded. Zilwaukee fire responded with manpower later in the incident.
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July 19, 2009 - On Sunday July 19th, The Annual "Golden Air Bottle" game was played. The Frankenlust Fire Department team played a great game just squeaked out a win, beating the Kochville Fire Department 14-5.
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June 23, 2009 - Kochville Engine-7 responded to a roll over motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival all patients were ambulatory and self extricated. Engine-7 remained on scene until the vehicles were removed.
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June 06, 2009 - We visited the Auburn-Williams fire station for an exchange day. We learned about how the the Auburn-Williams fire district was formed and took a tour of Dow Corning. We would like to thank Chief Snyder for his hospitality.
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May 24, 2009 - Engine-4 responded to a reported vehicle fire at 2028 Kochville road. Chief-3 arrived on scene and reported the vehicle is about three feet away from the structure and is starting to catch fire. Engine-4 arrived on scene with a working structure and vehicle fire. A 2 1/2 was stretched. Mutual Aid was requested from Zilwaulkee and Carrollton fire. We had extreme shortage in manpower, third request was made for Saginaw Township Engine-2 and Squad-1 for air. Level-1 coordination was activated. Crews were on scene for about 2 hours checking for extension.
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May 22, 2009 - Kochville Rescue-8 and Engine-4 responded to a motorcycle accident at 2215 Tittabawassee Rd. The motorcycle rider hit the median and flew from the motorcycle, suffering head injuries.


May 21, 2009 - Carrollton Township woman dies in house fire - by Lania Coleman The Saginaw News: Thursday May 21, 2009, A state fire marshal was digging through the charred remains of a Carrollton Township home where a woman died Thursday. The investigation likely will take days, said Fire Chief Thomas J. Czerniak. He did not release the name of the woman, but records show Glenn W. and Marie Botwright own and live in the house at 3520 Bauer. Neighbors reportedly tried to help the man save his wife, who was bedridden, but could not pass through the thick, black smoke. The fire started about 10:30 a.m. in a bedroom of the 864-square-foot ranch built in 1972, Czerniak said. The home, worth about $78,000, is a total loss, authorities indicated. Kochville Engine-7 responded as third due. Other mutual Aid units were Zilwaukee Engine-5, Rescue-1, and Saginaw Township Engine-2.


May 21, 2009 - We hosted a fire prevention day for Montessori school. We had 4 classroom secessions throughout the day.
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May 16, 2009 - All members had to take the test on the drivers training coarse. The class room portion was completed two weeks before. A/C -Instructor Behmlander taught both sessions.
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May 11, 2009 - Fire Catt performed our hose testing for the first time. 6950 feet of hose was tested in less than a day.
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May 10, 2009 - The Kochville Fire Fighters Association hosted thier "Spring Fling" at the Horizons Conference Center. Congratulations to firefighter Paul Baldwin for receiving our 2008 Distinguished Fire Fighter of the year. Firefighter Dick Deshone received the "Big Nozzle" Award for days, and Capt. Kevin Srnek received the "Big Nozzle" award for nights. Lt. Trish Foerster received her 5 year service pin and Capt. Kevin Srnek received his 20 year service pin.
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May 04, 2009 - We had our annual physicals completed this year by Bio Care of Michigan.
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May 03, 2009 - Kochville Engine-4 responded on a mutual aid request from Tittabawassee Township fire department for a residential structure fire located @ 9622 Sarle Rd. Engine-4 responded with manpower. Tittabawassee Engine-2, Engine-5, and Thomas Twp. Engine-2 operated for 2 hours. The first arriving units did a great job keeping the fire contained to the garage area.


April 25, 2009 - On April 25th, Kochville Engine-7 and Tender-9 responded to Tittabawassee Township for a mutual Aid request for a barn fire @ Pierce and Hacket Roads. Saginaw County Coordination Level-1 was also activated for coverage.


April 02, 2009 - Kochville Brush-3, and Utility-6 responded to a request of mutual aid form Zilwaukee Fire Dept. for a vegetation fire along the railroad tracks North of Kochville Road on Adams.
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March 25, 2009 - Edward H. Allington had a passion for social justice. It didn't matter if you had a dollar or a dime in your pocket, you were an equal in his eyes, family and friends say. Allington died of lung disease Monday at Brian's House Hospice of Bay City. He was 74. Read More


March 14, 2009 - On Satuday March 14, Our quarterly joint training with Carrollton and Zilwaukee Fire Departments was held. The training was Ice Rescue. We were assisted by the Saginaw County Dive Team Leaders.
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February 26, 2009 - On February 26th, Kochville Engine-7 responded to a MVA on I 6-75 @ I-75. There was severe black ice conditions. Engine-7 arrived on scene and was told by PD they had 4 separate accidents one involving a sheriffs deputy cruiser. One patient was transported to the hospital. MSP shut the highway down and re-routed vehicles, due to unsafe working conditions for emergency workers.
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February 10, 2009 - On February 10th Kochville Engine-7 responded to a roll over MVA. MMR responded and treated on patient on scene.
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February 10, 2009 - On February 10th, Kochville Engine-7 responded to a mutual aid request from Frankenlust fire Department for an entrapment due to a motor vehicle accident. Frankenlust performed extrication and the Kochville crew assisted.
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February 08, 2009 - The Kochville Fire Department host a Medical First Responder Weekend on February 7th & 8th.
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February 06, 2009 - On February 6th Kochville Engine-7, responded to a motor vehicle accident in front of 3360 Tittabawassee.
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February 05, 2009 - On February 5, We responded to a fully involved vehicle fire with no exposures in the parking lot of 6530 Bay Rd.
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January 17, 2009 - We would like to thank the employees and management staff of the local Meijer's store on Tittabawwassee for the appreciation breakfast. Store Director Jim Grove welcomed the active and retired firefighters.
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January 14, 2009 - On January 14th, 2009. The Kochville Fire Department hosted the Saginaw County Fire Association meeting.
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January 03, 2009 - On Janaury 3rd The Kochville Fire Department hosted an Firefighter exchange day with the Auburn-Williams Fire department. We exchanged information and scheduled a tour of the Saginaw Valley State University. To: Chief Mike Snider and his staff, Thank you for visiting, we will see you at your station soon.
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January 03, 2009 - On January 3rd we hosted a joint RIT training with Carrollton and Zilwaukee Fire Departments.
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January 03, 2009 - The Kochville Fire Department was awarded a FEMA Firefighters Assistant grant today for $47,500. This grant will be used to purchase a desperately needed station exhaust system.


December 15, 2008 - A 74-year-old Saginaw Township woman is dead after a morning crash today in Kochville Township. A 50-year-old Thomas Township resident driving north on Center struck the woman's 2007 Impala on the driver's side as she headed west on Tittabawassee. Kochville Engine-7, Rescue-8, Saginaw Township Engine-1, and Squad-2 responded.
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December 07, 2008 - The Kochville Firefighters Association hosted a Christmas party for the members. Santa was told he had to wear a safety vest due to the new traffic safety guidelines.
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December 05, 2008 - Kochville responded to a motor vehicle accident with a report of an entrapment. Engine-7 arrived on scene scene of a semi vs car with one driver trapped. Engine-7 began extraction with the assistance from the crew of Rescue-8. MMR transported one patient to a local hospital.
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November 18, 2008 - Kochville E-4 responded as a third due engine to a fire in Carrollton Township. Carrollton Engine-7, and Zilwaukee Engine-4 were on scene of a two story, single family dwelling with 25% involvement.


October 19, 2008 - Fire heavily damaged a 12-unit Carrollton Township apartment building Tuesday evening. Carrollton Township firefighters and several fire departments from throughout Saginaw County responded to the structure fire at 3955 Bauer around 5:15 p.m. The building had been boarded up and was unoccupied following a previous fire May 24. The cause is under investigation. Numerous mutual aid departments responded. Kochville Engine-4 responded as third engine due. All operations were defensive. Saginaw County Fire Coordination Level 2 was activated.
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October 07, 2008 - At a luncheon today supported by the Saginaw Exchange Club the following firefighters received the 2008 Firefighter of the year. Training/Safety Officer Ricardo Longoria of the Saginaw Fire Department, Assistant Chief Richard A. Humphreys of the Saginaw Township Fire Department, Firefighter Gary Fuller of the Thomas Township department and Firefighter Trisha Foerster of the Kochville Township Fire Department. Awards were given out by the Saginaw Exchange Club.


September 24, 2008 - Kochville Fire Department was activated for a motor vehicle accident with minor injuries on northbound I-675 @ I-75 interchange. Due to manpower shortage Zilwaukee Fire was requested for an Engine company. Kochville Chief 1 arrived on scene of a tractor trailer jackknifed with diesel fuel on the roadway. One patient was treated by Mobile Medical Response. Units on scene were tied up for over three hours.
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September 18, 2008 - Kochville Fire was dispatched to an MVA @ Pierce and Lawndale. Engine-7 arrived on scene and assisted patient care with MMR. After the patient was loaded into the ambulance, Kochville was dispatched to and MVA with entrapment at the 6500 Block of Bay Rd. Engine-7 responded and Rescue-8 remained on scene. Engine-7 arrived to a two car MVA with on patient pined-in. Mutual Aid was requested from Zilwaukee Fire Department for an Engine Company. Kochville Engine-7, pried the driver’s door open, performed a dash lift and removed the roof. MMR provided all patient care. Saginaw Twp Station 2 provided coverage to our communities. All patients survived.
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September 06, 2008 - Congratulations to Saginaw Fire Department Sesquicentennial September 6, 2008 @ Morley Park
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July 21, 2008 - On July 20, 2008 the Annual “Golden Air Bottle” game was played against the Frankenlust Fire Department. The Kochville Fire Department won the game 19-5 in a grueling 5 inning game. We would like to thank everyone who participated.


July 13, 2008 - On Friday July 11, 2008. Kochville Engine-4 responded from a request from Zilwaukee Chief-1 for a residential structure fire in Carrollton Township. Zilwaukee Engine-5 arrived on scene on a Single story, single family dwelling with heavy smoke showing. Carrollton Quint-4 assisted with interior operations. Kochville Engine-4 was assigned to division D and vented the roof. Saginaw Township Squad-1 responded for air/mask support. Saginaw County Level-1 coordination was activated for coverage.


June 26, 2008 - We had another 5 run day. Two medicals earlier in the day. Engine-7 ran with Saginaw Township Fire Department Squad-2 and Engine-1 on an extrication call to Tittabawassee Rd. Around dinner time Rescue-8 responded to a hit and run, once on scene crews had to extricate one patient out of the automobile, Engine-7 also responded. And finished the day with another medical.
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June 10, 2008 - Pictures of new Tender 9 are posted.


May 24, 2008 - Kochville Engine-4 responded as the second due engine in Carrollton Township, 3955 Bauer for a 3 story 12-unit apartment fire. Carrollton Quint-4 first due did a superior job knocking the bulk of the fire down. Zilwaukee Engine-4 assisted the attack on side (C). All occupants were out of the structure. Kochville Engine-4 was assigned to RIT. Saginaw County Coordination Level 2 was activated units from Saginaw Township, Bridgeport, Frankenmuth assisted on scene with numerous others on stand-by covering other areas.
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May 13, 2008 - Our new Water Tender was picked up @ CSI on May 7, 2008 and placed into service on May 13, 2007. Tender-9 is a 2008 International water tender, 500 gpm pump, with a 2100 gallon water tank. More pictures will be posted after the lettering is completed.
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April 21, 2008 - Kochville Engine-7, Rescue-8 responded to Motor Vehicle Accident @ Lawndale @ Tittabawassee. While en route-Central dispatch informed us it was a pin-in. We asked for Saginaw Township Fire Dept. to respond also.
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April 19, 2008 - FF Trish Forester received the 2007 firefighter of the year. Congratulations, Trish.
Asst. Chiefs Behmlander and Uptmor received the Big Nozzle awards for the most time contributed to the fire department in 2007.
FF Jerry Davis received a certificate and a 35 year pin for years of service.
Capt. Comstock received a certificate and a10 year pin for years of service.
FF Kwaiser received a certificate and a 10 year pin for years of service. FF Kwaiser also received a plaque for his retirement from the fire department.
Fire Inspector Wiltse will receive a plaque of retirement from the fire department for 11-½ year of service.
Chief Malesky handed out certificates of Appreciation awards to the tender apparatus committee. The members are: A/C Behmlander, A/C Uptmor, Capt. Comstock, Lt. Reinhardt, FF Baldwin, and FF Deshone.
Chief Malesky handed out two certificate of merit for Lt. Reinhardt and FF Babcock, for using their personal vehicles to rescue occupants in vehicles during the February snowstorm.
Training Coordinator Ryan Zissler handed out perfect attendance and 100% competition training certificates.
Fire Prevention Coordinator Zissler handed out two certificates of appreciation to FF Jerry Davis, & Dick Deshone for attending all the fire prevention activities for 2007.
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March 31, 2008 - FF Todd Kwaiser resigned for the fire department with 10years of service. Todd we thank you for your community service


March 22, 2008 - Frankenmuth fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 5865 Block Rd. Saginaw County Coordination was requested. Kochville Engine-7 was requested by Coordination to move up to Frankenmuth for coverage and then to the scene to assist with salvage.


February 06, 2008 - A huge snow storm hit the valley. Starting @ 8:00 pm and for the next 24 hours we responded to 18 incidents. 2-medicals, 1- fire alarm, 2-motor vehicle accidents w/injuries, 1- vehicle fire, 12 (911) stranded motorist assist.


February 04, 2008 - FF Barry Nelson resigned for the fire department with 8 1/2years of service. Barry we thank you for your community service


January 26, 2008 - Saginaw County Dive Team sponsored a certified water rescue class in Kochville. Over 35 people attended the class from Kochville Twp, Carrollton Twp, Maple Grove Twp, Albee Twp, Tittabawassee Twp. Frankenmuth Twp, and City of Saginaw Fire departments.
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January 25, 2008 - Fire Inspector Dan Wiltse retired with 11.5 years of service. He is moving out of state to take a Fire Marshall’s job in Bluffton South Carolina. The members of the fire department gave him a ride home from his last day at work. Good Luck Dan.
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January 01, 2008 - Kochville Engine-7 responded to a single car MVA with no injuries. The vehicle was resting on an electrical transformer box.
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January 01, 2008 - Kochville Engine-7, Rescue-8 and Utility responded to a single vehicle rollover accident. Once we arrived on scene, a patient could not be found. Numerous agencies assisted in the search of the victim, with no results.
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December 31, 2007 - Pin-in accident at Bay Rd. and Pierce. Engine-7, Rescue-8 and Utility-6 responded to a two car MVA with one entrapment.
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December 19, 2007 - The Saginaw County Fire Chiefs Association held its annual Christmas party @ Zehders in Frankenmuth. Association President Chief Pat Nelson gave the Presidents Award to Chief Michael Cousins from Thomas Township for his work with the Michigan Fire Service Training Council and being appointed to the Firefighters Training Council. Kochville fire Dept. received the Life Safety Award for their fire prevention activities.


December 15, 2007 - We covered ½ of Saginaw Township and Thomas Township covered the other ½. The Saginaw Township Fire Department attended the annual Christmas party and awards ceremony. We responded as a 2nd due engine on a smoke investigation in a residence. We cleared shortly after.


December 06, 2007 - Pin-in, roll over accident at the 5700 block of Mackinaw Rd. Engine-7, Rescue-8, and Utility-6 responded to a single vehicle MVA with one entrapment.
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October 23, 2007 - We visited the Frankenmuth Fire Department, for the second part of our FF exchange day. We watched a presentation on their fire deparments 2006 sucesses. Then we took a tour of River Place mall. We were highly impressed with their fire deparment.We visited the Frankenmuth Fire Department, for the second part of our FF exchange day. We watched a presentation on their fire deparments 2006 sucesses. Then we took a tour of River Place mall. We were highly impressed with their fire deparment.


October 22, 2007 - SVSU student stabbed Sunday. Saginaw County sheriff's deputies were investigating a stabbing at a housing complex for Saginaw Valley State University students. The victim, whom investigators did not identify Sunday, suffered a ''serious but not life-threatening injury'' to the abdomen, Capt. Randy Jerome said. The victim is an SVSU student, Jerome said. The stabbing occurred during a 5 a.m. Sunday altercation at a pavilion at the student housing site on Pierce, across from the university, the captain said.


October 16, 2007 - The Kochville and Zilwaukee Fire Departments hosted a coloring contest for the children of the Zilwaukee International Studies School for pre-K, Kindergarten and first grades. Each classroom had one winner of a $25.00 Toys R us gift card.
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October 13, 2007 - SVSU Hosted the second annual Public Safety Day. I would like to thank the following agencies for participating in the second annual “Public Safety Day” hosted by SVSU. I would like to thank the following agencies for sending apparatus. Frankenmuth Fire Dept., Tittabawassee Fire Dept. We also had representation from additional agencies, Carrollton fire, Zilwaukee fire, Saginaw City fire, Saginaw Township fire, James fire, Fairgrove fire, and Hampton fire.
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October 06, 2007 - We participated in the SVSU Homecoming parade. Thanks to Zilwaukee, Carrollton and Frankenlust for participating.
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September 30, 2007 - Kochville Fire Department participated in the Saginaw County Family preparedness day in Frankenmuth sponsored by the Citizen Corps. Some other agencies assisted City of Saginaw Fire, Frankenmuth Fire, Mobile Medical Response, Saginaw County Sheriff Dept, Saginaw County Dive Team, Frankenmuth Police, MI. State Police, Armature Radio, Region 3 Bio-terrorism, Covenant Healthcare, Lifenet, Flightcare and precinct 39.
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September 22, 2007 - Engine-7 and Rescue-8 responded to a vehicle fire at the 7-11 store on Mackinaw @ Tittabawassee.
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September 22, 2007 - The Kochville Firefighters Association hosted its annual Steak Fry. President Davis handed out "screw up" award form the previous year.

Gene Trachet Driving Award-Jeff Babcock, for getting out of brush-3, without putting in park and hitting a stop sign.

Best Asphalt Extinguishment-During a dumpster fire, FF Wasney sprayed more water on the black top than the dumpster fire

Forgotten equipment award- During a dumpster fire, FF Pagano responded in Rescue-8 and forgot his helmet.

Best Driver and Officer Award- FF Kwaiser (Driver) & FF Forester (officer). Responded to SVSU for a medical run. They could not turn the emergency lights on and FF Forester was using the PA to call central dispatch.


September 19, 2007 - The fire chief isn't hot to douse Kochville Township homeowners with additional taxes. Instead, Fire Chief Alan Malesky thinks the township should tap the Downtown Development Authority to replace aging fire trucks and other gear. That was one of two proposals Malesky presented Tuesday to the township Board of Trustees to fund capital replacement costs over the next 10 years. Kochville residents, he said, account for only 16 percent of the fire calls the department has responded to over five years. It's not fair to expect the residents to pay any more when businesses make up 57 percent of our responses, he said. Malesky said regardless of the option the department supports, businesses in the area will pay the additional taxes. Twenty-two percent of the department's responses over the same period involved traffic crashes and other road calls. The remaining 5 percent were assists to other fire departments. The Downtown Development Authority option would tack on a two-mill tax levy for fire capital replacement costs. Only business in the DDA district, which essentially encompasses the Tittabawassee and Bay business corridor, would pay the tax the department would generate about $550,000 over the next 10 years, Malesky said, if the township pursued that option. Although the option involves asking the DDA for support, Malesky said the board could move forward without the authority's consent. The second option would shift part of the department's existing 1 mill tax to operations. The township levies 0.7 of a mill now for operations and 0.3 of a mill for equipment and maintenance expenses. Neither option fully covers the projected $1.1 million in the capital replacement costs Malesky expects over the next 10 fiscal years. Although Malesky and revenue resource committee members offered those two ideas, the fire chief said they are open to suggestions. "It doesn't really matter which way they decide to go, as long as we get it," Malesky said. Only $45,000 is set aside for capital improvements now, he said.


September 19, 2007 - Engine-7 responded for a reported MVA on Tittabawasee @ Mackinaw Rd. Brush-3 responded for traffic control. Two patients were transported to the hospital.
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September 17, 2007 - We responded to another MVA on Tittabawassee Rd just east of Mackinaw. Two patients were transported to the hospital.
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September 07, 2007 - E. Dean Holland is ready to put his feet back in the fire. City Manager Darnell Earley has hired the Irving, Texas, native as Saginaw's newest fire chief, a quarter-century after Holland held such a rank in Tucson, Ariz.
He replaces Joe Dziuban, who retired in April after eight years as chief and 28 years with the department. Holland beat Interim Fire Chief Lathel Wise and a third finalist for the job. He begins work Monday at an $84,163 annual salary.
The 63-year-old has 42 years of experience in fire prevention, along with more than 16 years as a chief. He's spent the past 25 years in the private sector. "(Holland) brings with him an extremely broad background of fire services knowledge, education and experience," Earley said. "His work not only as a chief in both large and mid-sized municipal departments, but also in the private sector fire service operations and as a consultant too many fire departments throughout the country, gives him a unique perspective from which to help move our department f


August 27, 2007 - Fatal Traffic Accident Involving SVSU Student. It is with great regret that we inform you that Erica LaMay, 19, was killed in a traffic accident around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. She apparently was attempting to walk westbound across Bay Road (M-84) when she was struck by a vehicle, and died as a result of her injuries. Funeral arrangements are pending.


August 17, 2007 - A motorcyclist suffered a close call Friday when he crashed into another vehicle on Bay near Kochville. Saginaw County sheriff's deputies said the crash sent the cyclist to Covenant HealthCare with "non-life threatening injuries." Deputies say the man pulled out of a Bay business and began driving southbound, then attempted to turn around without yielding to an oncoming vehicle, resulting in the collision about 3:30 p.m.
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August 14, 2007 - The Kochville fire department invited the Frankenmuth fire department to visit our station and share ideas. We talked about cooperation, training, responses, fire prevention and toured Saginaw Valley State University Science East and West. Kochville Fire will visit Frankenmuth Fire Department in a month.
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August 01, 2007 - We received notice from FEMA for the award of a 2007 Fire Fighters Assistant grant award in round one for a vehicle acquisition for a water tender. We plan on replacing a 1976 international tender.


July 22, 2007 - The Annual "Golden Air Bottle" Softball game- Kochville Fire vs. Frankenlust Fire was held at the St. John's Lutheran Church on Amelith Rd. in Frankenlust. Right from the beginning, Frankenlust Fire came out of the gates swinging, and at one point led by 10 runs, but the mighty Kochville Fire came back and ended up defeating Frankenlust Fire in extra innings, by two runs. 25-23. Although there were many errors, and one injury, this game is played for fun and we had a beautiful day, and a large, faithful crowd of fans enjoying the game along with us.
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July 16, 2007 - Two bottles of suspicious liquid led officials to shut down a Kochville Township Meijer grocery store, police said. The Kochville Township Fire Department and several neighboring fire departments as well as the Saginaw County sheriff, the Michigan State Police bomb squad and other investigators all showed up after a worker spotted two expanded 2-liters filled with liquid. Investigators said that they thought it was a homemade ammonia bomb, but after testing the bottles they couldn't tell what the liquid was. They said it's possible the 2-liters, found near the bottle return area, might have contained a harmless household material. They said someone might not have realized the bottles needed to be empty to be returned. Saginaw County Sheriff Charles Brown said it should serve as a warning. "Don't bring bottles back that have any chemicals in them because it does create this kind of situation," said Brown. Investigators said that if someone did purposely place the bottles, they would be identified. They said M
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July 16, 2007 - Head on MVA @ the 5500 block of Tittabawassee. Engine-7 and Rescue responded. Two patients were taken to local hospitals. Cause of the accident is under investigation.
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