Fennville Area Police Department The City of Fennville reinstated a full-time police department and appointed Mel Brummel as the Fennville Police Chief and Tony Brown and Greg Rekucki as officers. The Police Department is located in the Fennville Emergency Services Building on North Maple Street. In case of an emergency, residents should contact 911. For non-emergency situations residents can contact the Allegan County Central Dispatch at (269) 673-3899. If you need to leave a message for Police Chief Brummel, please call the Fennville Police Department at 269.561.8123. EMS Fennville’s emergency medical services are furnished by American Medical Response; the nations largest 9-1-1 emergent and non-emergent medical transporter. The facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by trained paramedics and emergency medical technicians. Often the first responders, the medics are trained to provide needed emergency medical assistance at the scene. Fennville’s ambulance service carries basic life support supplies and enable our EMT’s to provide excellent medical care in a compassionate manner. Nearby hospitals, located in Allegan, Holland and South Haven Community Hospital serve the greater Fennville area. Fennville Area Fire Department The Fennville Area Fire Department has been in continuous operation since 1896 and has been housed in the current facility on West Fennville Street since 1997. Equipped to handle virtually any emergency, the department is made up of approximately twenty firefighters trained to operate the eight specialized vehicles on hand. The department also has a wide variety of high-tech equipment including two thermal imaging cameras with wireless remote monitoring capability, ice and water rescue equipment amongst many other things. New since September the Fire Department started a Medical First Responder program and now responds to emergency medical calls to initiate patient care prior to the arrival of or in conjunction with the responding ambulance. The Department has two medically licensed vehicles and fourteen licensed members. All department members are required to successfully complete the Fire Academy within two years of being accepted as a member of the department. The Academy training extends over seven months and graduates learn everything necessary to become a certified firefighter in the state of Michigan. All department officers are required to have Company Officer III certification, the highest level of fire officer certification recognized by the State of Michigan. All members train monthly to stay abreast with the ever changing fire service and to ensure a state of readiness that the community so greatly deserves. The department has a rich history of service in the community. Whether fire safety education, participation in parades, or personal voluntary services, the Fennville Fire Department is committed to their community and proud to be part of it. The members of the department invite you to stop in at any time.
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