Fire department takes action after tragedy

Blog Post created by meredithhawes Employee on Feb 22, 2018

Public Education Coordinator Stan Barnes, of the Farmington Hills Fire Department, took a recent news story to heart.  Stan reached out to his fellow firefighters across the state of Michigan sharing, with heavy heart, the news of a fatal accident that occurred at a fire station.  "We share in their grief and realize that as safe as we are, and are endeavoring to be, accidents and unfortunate events still sometimes happen, even to us."  And then, just as a fire prevention specialist does, Stan took action.  He sat down, revisited, and updated the station's Safety Policy for Station Tours, giving more thought to a comprehensive policy.  And perhaps Stan's action will spur on other fire department's to do the same.