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July 2019

Good morning,


Per Fire Marshal Sehlmeyer’s request, I am sharing the following press release with you regarding the partnership between MI Prevention, the National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Association, and Wayne State University’s AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project and their efforts to help protect residents in the Detroit area.


MI Prevention Provides 1,000 Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detectors for Installation in Detroit Homes


Feel free to share!

April 2019

Memo from Fire Marshll to all Instructors
Memo - Instructor Expectations - FINAL ([...]
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February 2019

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School Safety and Security QA_NFPA.pdf
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Join State Fire Marshal Kevin Sehlmeyer on Monday, October 1, at 10 am, to kick off Fire Prevention Month as proclaimed by the governor and talk about this year’s NFPA theme: Look. Listen. Learn.  Be Aware -- fire can happen anywhere.  He’ll also be talking about residential fire fatalities in Michigan and how the statewide Community Risk Reduction Task Force is working to reduce fire fatalities.  Fact sheets that will cover specific fire safety tips for each week of the month will be made available to all fire departments to share with the public, thanks to the Michigan Fire Inspectors Society.  Please join State Fire Marshal Sehlmeyer to learn more about maximizing your outreach efforts to better educate and inform Michiganders about how to minimize fire risk in their homes.


The link to the event can be found here:

The video chat will also be archived on our Facebook page for those who can’t attend. Registration is not required for the event, however viewers are required to have a Facebook login.


Please share this event with your colleagues in the fire service and the general public. We hope you can participate in this event!

APRIL 2019

MFSIA News and Updates 040618.pdf
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APRIL 2019

Good morning, Michigan Fire Chief - 


The Expo & Winter Workshop is less than two weeks away!  We’re bringing in some excellent presenters including Ms. Janine Driver as the Keynote on Tuesday morning.  This is a big deal!

Attached is the current list of displaying vendors, for reference.


If you can’t make the full 2-day event, we’ve got options for you starting!  See attached flyers.


Your help promoting this event is appreciated.  Everyone is welcome - Bring the Family to the Expo (kids under 12 are free)!


See attached flyers & visit for all details.

Displaying Vendors (as of 4.5.19 - 9AM).[...]
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Expo kickoff Tues Evening Reception Flye[...]
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Midwest Fire Rescue Expo 4-17-19 Flyer.p[...]
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Coalition Updates


Feb 2020

Legislative Update


Good Morning,


Due to some major computer issues, you are just receiving the legislative update for last week.  Please review as it has a budget breakdown included.  You will note that we did receive the $2.5M for developing a statewide resource for mental health of first responders.  Now, the real work begins on developing our plan for implementation of these funds.


Also, just curious if anyone had any thoughts on the letter to the Governor?



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Subject: Legislative Update & Log


Good Afternoon,


Attached is the legislative update for the week and an updated legislative log.


Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,


Legislative Update 1-27-20 thru 1-31-20.[...]
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Fire Service Coalition - Legislative Log[...]
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