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St. Clair Area Fire Department
216 Cass St Clair, MI 48079
ADMINISTRATIVE HOURS - 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday


Cass and 3rd Street in Downtown St Clair


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"Pay attention to wind speed and direction when burning brush. Burning is NOT allowed on high wind days"

"Be cautious of your smoke when burning brush. If it is a nuisance to neighbors, it is illegal"


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The St Clair Fire Department has been serving the St Clair Area since 1874. We remember the vision of the many firefighters that came before us and the hours and years of commitment that brought the Department to where it is today. We are always looking forward to the future and the many ways in which we can continue to serve and protect the community. We take great pride in setting and maintaining high standards of service and excellence.

We have a Service Area of 54 square miles, including the City of St Clair and portions of St Clair Township, China Township and East China Township, as well as responding to water and ice emergencies on the 8 miles of the St Clair River and 10 miles of the Pine River in our service area.

The Departments Commanding Officer is,

Fire Chief David Westrick

You can view our current roster and links to our Command Staff on the links to the right.

Serving as the back bone of the department are the men and women who are the Firefighters that fill our roster. The Department currently operates 11 pieces of emergency fire and rescue apparatus. 1 Light Rescue, 1 Heavy Rescue, 1 Engine, 2 Brush Fire units, 2 Water Tenders, 1 Tower Truck (95'),  1 Fire / Rescue boat and 1 Zodiac.

We are open for Business:

Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Stop by or Call us with any questions comments or concerns. HAVE a GREAT and SAFE DAY.

Test and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors!


Dave Westrick
Fire Chief




Mike Krul
1st Assistant Fire Chief





William Padgett
2nd Assistant Fire Chief





Craig Melms