Fire Administration

Fire Report Request

Copies of fire reports can be obtained by email. Include the date and address of the incident. There is no fee for reports under five pages. Larger report request will have a fee that varies in accordance to the city FOIA Policy. 

Insurance Survey Office (ISO) Rating

To help establish appropriate fire insurance premiums for residential and commercial properties, insurance companies need reliable, up-to-date information about the rating a fire department provide to a community. The City of Ypsilanti obtained a rating of 3 as of August 1, 2020.

Learn about ISO rating online.

Smoke Alarm Program

In cooperation with the Red Cross, the City of Ypsilanti Fire Department provides free smoke detector installation for the residents of the city. Call the Fire Department at 734.482.9778 or the Red Cross at 734.971.5300 ext. 229 to schedule an appointment. The Michigan Fire Museum also has smoke alarms available free of charge.

Child Car Seat Inspection

In cooperation with U of M Hospital, car seat safety inspections are scheduled by appointment monthly on the first Wednesday of every month at the fire station from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Please call 734.763.2251 for an appointment. 

Fire Station Group Tours

The fire department offers fire station group tours. Please contact the on-duty officer to schedule a tour. Come and see us!

Home Fire Safety Inspection

Part of our fire prevention program includes free fire safety inspections in homes. This voluntary program is crucial in reducing fires in private residences in our community. Friendly fire department personnel will assess your home and provide tips on how to be fire safe. The home assessment may last up to about 30 minutes and there are no binding requirements.

Please call the YFD and request the on-duty shift officer to schedule a visit.

Thank you for being fire safe.