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Emergency Medical Services
The Detroit Fire Department began providing dedicated ambulance treatment and transport services in the summer of 1972, with the mission to provide the citizens and visitors of Detroit with compassionate and professional emergency medical care. With the implementation of the Detroit Fire Department’s Medical First Responder Program, the City now has over 900 licensed individuals in the Detroit Fire Department providing care at the MFR, EMT and Paramedic level, staffing over sixty medically licensed Fire and EMS vehicles, responding to over 120,000 calls for service annually.
Respond to 911 calls for Emergency medical Care and provide advanced and basic life support.
Medical Staffing for Special Events
EMS Continuing Education