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Fire Services

Fire Department Bob Versluys, Fire Chief
Phone: (616) 855-5809
bversluys@grandrapidstwp.org
DIAL 9-1-1



NewFireTruckThe Grand Rapids Charter Township Fire Department was organized in 1980. The Department is staffed by both full time and paid-on-call personnel. The training and operations functions of the Department are coordinated by the Fire Chief.

Burn Permit Information:

Ordinance Regulating Burning

Burn Permit Procedure

Burn Permit


The following table of statistics report the calls answered by the Fire Department.  To locate a section of the Township, please refer to the street atlas.  Each square mile is a section and is numbered on the map.

Fire Department Yearly Totals

2017 By Section By Shift
2016  By Section By Shift
2015 By Section By Shift
2014 By Section By Shift
2013 By Section By Shift
2012 By Section By Shift
2011 By Section By Shift
2010 By Section By Shift
2009 By Section By Shift
2008 By Section By Shift
2007 By Section By Shift
2006 By Section By Shift
2005 By Section By Shift
2004 By Section By Shift
2003 By Section By Shift
2002 By Section By Shift


Any questions regarding Public Safety Services or reports may be directed to  Grand Rapids Charter Township.