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About Our Department

We operate out of 3 stations that protect a combination of residential, commercial, and rural areas. We have 8 fulltime firefighters and 18 paid-on-call firefighters. Station 1 in the Village of Dexter is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Station 2 in Dexter Township is on N. Territorial Rd., near Madden Rd. As of December 28, 2010 Station 2 is now staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days aweek.The Dexter Area Fire Department protects all of the Village of Dexter, all of Webster Township, 95% of Dexter Township, and 20% of Lima Township. That comes to about 85 square miles with a population of just over 25,000. Station tours are welcome, for groups please call in advance.

Services:
Structural Firefighting & Wildland Firefighting
Vehicle Extrication Search & Rescue
Emergency Medical Service Water Rescue
Hazardous Materials Response Public Education
Inspections Fire Investigations
Knox Box Entry System

 

Memberships:
Washtenaw Area Mutual Aid Association
Washtenaw County Haz-Mat Team
Washtenaw County Urban Search and Rescue Team


Calls for Service:

2009
2010
2011
2012
 847  983  993 1061