The Roseville, MI, Fire Department responded to a two-alarm building fire on Dec. 7, 2008. The blaze was fought in defensive mode due to fire and building conditions. Units from Eastpointe, St. Clair Shores, Warren, Clinton Township and Harrison Township responded to the second alarm. The fire was brought under control using one tower, one ladder pipe and several handlines. Companies operated for about three hours to control the fire.
Dedication: This month's Firehouse is dedicated to Captain Richard Lynn Rhea, 60, of the Crawfordville, FL, Volunteer Fire Department; and to Firefighter Kyle Perkins, 45, and Firefighter Cory James Galloway, 23, of the Kilgore, TX, Fire Department, who died in the line of duty, January 2009.