Blue Lake TownshipWest Michigan's most beautiful setting

If you have an emergency please Call 911. For non emergency questions or comments you may contact Station I by calling (231) 894-5926. If we are out on an incident or otherwise unavailable please leave a detailed message.

Blue Lake Fire Department Provides: Property Fire Suppression, Wildland Fire Suppression, Search and Rescue, Ice/Water Rescue, Motorist Rescue/Extrication, First Responder/Basic Life Support, First Responder/Hazmat, Life and Safety Inspections, Burn Permits, Fire Education and other services. For more on our services click this link.

Our Fire Department was founded in 1958 to provide the life safety and property protection needs to the 36 square miles of Blue Lake Township as well as the southern half of Otto Township and mutual aid our neighboring fire departments. For more on our history click this link.

Mission Statement – The Blue Lake Township firefighters are committed to preserve life, protect property, promote public safety, and provide the residents and visitors of the Blue Lake Township area with the best possible assistance during their times of need, acting with pride and professionalism.

The personnel of Blue Lake Township Fire Department are much more than just fire fighters. In addition to fighting structure, wildland and vehicle fires we are trained and prepared to respond to a variety of situations including downed electrical wires, water emergencies, vehicle accidents, rescues, hazardous material leaks and spills and medical emergencies, involving illness or injuries.

Blue Lake Township also is the only fire department in west Michigan to provide a fully certified ground search and rescue team. The BLTFD SAR Team has assisted in locating missing or lost individuals through-out Michigan.

In addition to the emergency services provided, BLTFD offers public education programs promoting safety. One such program assists the many Cub and Boy Scouts that attend summer camp in the area to earn their Fire Safety Merit Badges. If you would like more info on our public safety education activities contact the department.

Your safety is very important to us. We offer free business and home inspections to ensure you are working/living in a fire safe environment. Contact the department for more details.