Fire Department Information

Mission Statement

To provide the highest level of life safety and property protection through fire prevention, fire suppression, rescue, public fire and medical education, hazardous material incident mitigation, emergency medical services and other hazardous conditions as requested.

The citizens and visitors of Brandon Township are valued as customers for the services we provide.  They deserve our best effort every time we respond to their emergencies.  They are to be treated with dignity and professionalism at all times.

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The Brandon Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Paid-on-Call Firefighters, Basic EMT, and Paramedics.

This part time position responds to alarms and requests for service, acts in emergencies such as storms, medical emergencies, extinguishment of fires, and performs service work as directed. You will work under the supervision of the Fire Chief and/or their designee.

Employment applications are available at Brandon Fire Station #1, 53 South St., Ortonville, MI 48462.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful passing of an interview with fire department personnel, physical exam, drug screen, and background investigation.

To be eligible, must be a U.S. Citizen, applicants must have a High School Diploma, be at least 18 years of age, live within four miles of the Brandon Township Boarder, have no criminal record, successfully pass a physical agility test, clean driving record, and no prior felony convictions.

Michigan Fire Fighter I&II and Basic EMT are highly preferred, however, all individuals meeting the minimum qualifications as described above will be considered. Once hired non certified applicants will receive required Firefighter and Basic EMT training.

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Administrative Hours

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Please send all correspondence to:
53 South Street
Ortonville, MI 48462

Organizations and Affiliations

Brandon Fire Department is an active member of the North Oakland Mutual Aid Association, Oakland County Fire Chief’s Association, MI-Mutual Aid Box Alarm System 3201, North Oakland Training Consortium, Michigan Fire Chief’s Association, Michigan State Firemen’s Association, Southeast Michigan Fire Chief’s Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs, North Oakland HAZMAT team, North Oakland Technical Rescue Team, Oakland County Incident Management Team.