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Red Wings captain donates smoke alarms to Saginaw Fire Department

SAGINAW, MI — The Detroit Red Wings and its captain, Henrik Zetterberg, teamed up to distribute 500 smoke alarms that will be distributed for free to Saginaw residents. The donation of the 9-volt battery smoke alarms was presented to Saginaw Fire Department officials by the hockey team and the team captain's own Zetterberg Foundation.

Huge flames engulf vacant warehouse on Saginaw's East Side

SAGINAW, MI — Saginaw firefighters were called to a familiar location about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, to fight a fire at a location just yards away from a blaze a day prior. Smoke could be seen billowing out of a vacant warehouse on Phelon between South Park and Ward on the city's East Side. Tuesday, a building on the same property caught fire.

Saginaw firefighters saved by $2 million federal grant

SAGINAW, MI — U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee's office sent an email Wednesday afternoon, July 29, proudly announcing Saginaw will receive a $2 million grant that will prevent 13 firefighters from being laid off this fall. About 15 minutes later, about a dozen firefighters jumped into their turnout gear and sped toward a fire on Saginaw's East Side.

24-hour shift: Saginaw firefighters hope they can keep 'the greatest job in the world'

SAGINAW, MI — All is quiet. The three members of the crew at Saginaw's State Street fire station, better known to them as "Station 4," move slowly in their daily routine. Firefighter Sara Heath laces up her sneakers and begins her workout. Engineer Chedrick Greene finishes his dinner. Lt.

Firefighters rescue 2 people from roof of burning house in Saginaw

SAGINAW, MI — The first firefighter to arrive at a burning house in Saginaw discovered two people on the roof over the front porch, yelling for help. Leaning a ladder from the roof to the ground provided the two occupants a safe escape shortly after the 8:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at a home on Owen near East Holland, Saginaw Fire Chief Chris Van Loo said.

Saginaw firefighters save colleague's life after he collapses at wheel of fire truck

SAGINAW, MI — While riding back to the station after fighting a suspected arson on the city's East Side, two Saginaw firefighters noticed something wrong. Their fire engine, stopped at a red light, began to roll forward before the light had changed. That's when Lt. Christopher McGowan, 37, and firefighter Brandon Hausbeck, 24, realized their driver was unconscious.

Saginaw Fire Department names firefighter of the year; honors others

  SAGINAW, MI — Brandon Hausbeck wanted to be a fireman his whole life, and he realized his dream. On Tuesday, Oct. 7, at age 24, Hausbeck was presented the Firefighter of the Year Award by the Saginaw Fire Department. "I'm just living the dream every day; my dream job," Hausbeck said. "I've wanted to do it as long as I could remember.

Christopher Van Loo appointed as Saginaw's new fire chief

  SAGINAW, MI — After about three years without a full chief at the helm, the Saginaw Fire Department now has a new head officer in Christopher Van Loo. Van Loo, who has been serving as acting chief since September 2013, has been appointed chief of the department by City Manager Tim Morales, according to a press release from the city of Saginaw.

Saginaw Fire Department unveils new fire truck with higher pump capacity, new features

SAGINAW, MI — The Saginaw Fire Department is unveiling a newly-purchased fire truck with increased pump capacity and new safety features. The department unveiled the truck at a press event Friday, Aug. 1, at the main station of the Saginaw Fire Department at 801 Federal.

Three Saginaw firefighters honored for heroism, bravery by City Council

SAGINAW, MI — Three Saginaw city firefighters who rescued three children from a smoke-filled bedroom in May 2013 were honored by Saginaw City Council on Monday, June 9, for their bravery and courage. Firefighters were called to a structure fire at the two-story house near the intersection of South Mason and Williams at about 7 a.m. Wednesday, May 15.



“30 GUNS in 30 DAYS” Raffle

Thirty firearms to be raffled off in thirty days.




30 chances to win with each ticket!!

Only 1,000 tickets sold

Tickets are only $20

Winning numbers are drawn from the Michigan evening 3 digit lotto

Need not be present to win.

Drawings November 1st-November 30th 

For tickets call:

Aileen Pettinger (989) 928-6578 or Brandon Hausbeck (989) 274-7285 Firefighters Gun Raffle

Make checks out to:  Saginaw FireFighters Local 102

Partial proceeds go to Operation Warm:

All prizes will be awarded in the form of a gift card, for the value of the gun listed for

that day.  Winners can redeem their gift card for the gun they won or any other merchandise up to the value of the gift card at Cabela’s and

License #:  C27289

Who we are
Welcome to the Saginaw Firefighters Local 102 Web Site. We are located in Saginaw, Michigan, approximately 90 miles north of Detroit. We are Michigan's First International Association of Fire Fighters affiliate. We are also a member of the Michigan Professional Firefighters Union and the Michigan AFL-CIO.

We currently have 50 uniformed members, ranging from Firefighters, Fire Engineers, Lieutenants, Captains, Training/Safety Officer, Deputy Fire Marshal, Fire Marshal and Battalion Chiefs, all dedicated to the goal of ensuring we have fair wages, decent hours and safe working conditions. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Our union strives to be a part of our community by participating in and donating to local, state and national events such as the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Arson Watch, the Annual Memorial Day Parade, the Cinco De Mayo Parade, the East Side Soup Kitchen, the H.O.S.T. program (a mentoring program), visiting schools and many other civic and charitable events.

Saginaw has a population of 56,263 (2007) residents. Land area is 17.6 square miles. The Saginaw Fire Department operates 4 fire stations: Central Fire Station (Station One) with one Engine and One Ladder Truck; Fordney Park Fire Station (Station Twowith One Ladder Truck; Hess Street Fire Station (Station Three) with One Engine and State Street Fire Station (Station Four) with One Engine.

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