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The 2014 Spring Yard Waste Burning Period began April 1st, and ends May 31st. For more information, view Ordinance 40-E, the "Outdoor Burning Ordinance," here. Still have questions? Contact the Fire Department at 810-222-1100.


Mission Statement: The Hamburg Township Fire Department is a unique professional organization that will safely and effectively respond to emergencies for the protection of life, property, and the environment for those who live, work, visit, or invest in our community.

Goal: Each firefighter shall strive to deliver the highest quality service through training, preparedness, planning, and prevention in order to ensure that our community maintains a high quality of life.

What is a paid-on-call fire department?
• A paid on call fire department is made up of members of the community.
• All of the paid-on-call members have full time jobs outside of the fire department
• When an emergency occurs, all available paid-on-call members respond.
• All paid-on-call members are always on call
• All members are expected to respond to a minimum of 10% of our calls.
• The average firefighter responds to 22% of our calls.
• Paid-on-call members are paid hourly for calls and training.
• Becoming a fully trained firefighter involves more than 675 hours of training during the first two years.
• That is more than 16 weeks of training at 40 hours/week.
• Fully trained firefighters spend more than 175 hours in training to maintain their skills and keep up with the latest technology.
• We are always looking for more dedicated individuals to join our team.

Interested in Joining the Hamburg Township Fire Department?


Age: Applicants for the position of firefighter must be at least 18 years of age.

Training: There is no pre-requisite training for application to the department.

Education: Applicants should have a High School diploma GED, or be actively seeking either of these.

Experience: Prior experience is not required.

Reading & Writing: Applicants shall be able to read, write, and understand English.

Residential Proximity:  Applicants should reside within the township or in close proximity to one of the fire stations.

sparky the firedog Click here to access the Hamburg Township Employment Application Form (PDF form) to complete for becoming a fire fighter.

SKYWARN TRAINING at Station 11 - 3666 East M-36 - Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.

Seating is limited to 100 people first-come, first-served basis.  Reserve a seat by emailing Hamburg Fire Department at or calling 810-222-1100.



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Hamburg Township Fire Department

Station 12


Mailing Address:

10100 Veterans Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 157
Hamburg, Michigan 48139

Physical Location:

Station 12
10100 Veterans Memorial Drive
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Phone: (810) 222-1100

Station 11

Physical Location:

Station 11
3666 East M-36
Pinckney, Michigan 48169


Mark Hogrebe

Mark Hogrebe, Fire Chief
Phone: 810-222-1100 Ext. 103
Fax: 810-231-1974

Nick Miller, Deputy Chief/Training Officer
Phone: 810-222-1100 Ext. 104
Fax: 810-231-1974

Jordan Zernick, Fire Inspector
Phone: 810-222-1100 Ext. 110
Fax: 810-231-1974

Rochelle La Douceur, Administrative Manager
Phone: 810-222-1100 Ext. 100
Fax: 810-231-1974