Richard J. Royston, EFO
The Mission of the Delhi Township Fire Department is to
minimize the impact of community emergencies through
education, prevention and service.
The Delhi Township Fire Department proudly protects
30,000 people living in an area of 64
square miles. In 1997, the
department began providing contractual fire protection to the
residents of Alaiedon Township.
With an ISO rating of 4,the DTFD
is a combination
style department containing 14 full
time personnel and 25 members who are paid, on-call.
In 2010, the department responded to
calls, of which approximately 80% were EMS related.
Celebrating its 86th year, the Delhi Township Fire Department
also provides Advanced Life Support Ambulance service to the
residents around the clock.
Additionally, the Department has equipment and trained personnel to
provide Fire, EMS, Rescue and Extrication
Delhi Township personnel spend a great deal of time
training in an
effort to be prepared for any emergency that may arise in
The department welcomes
inquiries from residents of Delhi and Alaiedon Township
interested in becoming active, paid,
on-call members. For information
contact our business office at 694-3327.
Delhi Township Fire Department takes a great deal of pride in being a member of
the Delhi Township community. As a result, the members are active throughout the community. From assisting the Kiwanis Club in
their paper drive to serving birthday cake at one of the area senior
apartments, it is not unusual to see DTFD employees in the community
providing assistance to those Delhi Township residents and groups that
request it. Participation in school activities is always a part of the
regular activity schedule, along with delivering meals to township residents
through the Ingham County Meals-on-Wheels Program and assisting the
community food bank.
Emergency response equipment
at DTFD includes three
ambulances, one 2,000 gpm pumper with a 75-ft.
one 1500 gpm pumper/rescue,
complete with the "Jaws of Life";
one 1250 gpm pumper, one
1800 gallon tanker,
one brush/grass fire truck, one tactical rescue unit, two
chief vehicles, and
two command vehicles.
Station No. 1:
Community Services Center,
2074 Aurelius Road
Station No. 2:
6139 Bishop Road