Graafschap Fire Department activity for December, January, February

Reports include fire, medical, rescue calls.

Here are the Graafschap Fire Department run reports for December, January and February:

February 2024

Total calls for February: 75

Calls in Fillmore Township:

  • 3 fire calls
  • 19 medical/rescue calls

Calls in Laketown Township:

  • 11 fire calls
  • 35 medical/rescue calls

Assists to other departments:

  • 4 fire calls — 2 to Saugatuck, 1 to Holland, 1 to Park
  • 3 medical/rescue calls, 2 to Holland, 1 to Allegan County Sheriff’s Department with drone

Assists from other departments:

  • 1 from Holland, 1 from Saugatuck

January 2024

Total calls for January: 83

Calls in Fillmore Township:

  • 6 fire calls
  • 20 medical/rescue calls

Calls in Laketown Township:

  • 15 fire calls
  • 37 medical/rescue calls

Assists to other departments:

  • 3 fire calls — 1 to Saugatuck, 2 to Holland
  • 2 medical/rescue calls, 1 to Holland, 1 to Allegan County Sheriff’s Department with drone

Assists from other departments:

  • 3 from Hamilton, 3 from Holland, 2 from Overisel, 3 from Saugatuck

December 2023

Total calls for December: 56

Calls in Fillmore Township:

  • 0 fire calls
  • 16 medical/rescue calls

Calls in Laketown Township:

  • 8 fire calls
  • 26 medical/rescue calls

Assists to other departments:

  • 4 fire calls — 1 to Saugatuck, 1 to Hamilton, 1 to Overisel; 1 to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department drone
  • 1 Medical/Rescue Calls Assists – 1 to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department for drone, 1 error page.

The Graafschap Fire Department, which serves all of Laketown Township and part of Fillmore Township, offers free home safety inspections, free blood pressure checks on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the firehouse, 4534 60th St., short- and long-term rental inspections, and quarterly blood drives.

For more information, visit https://laketowntwp.org/graafschap-fire-department/ or call (616) 396-4060.

Graafschap Fire Department Chief Doug DenBleyker reports fire department numbers each month at the regular Laketown Township Board of Trustees meeting. The numbers are available in the minutes posted on this website.