Serves Leland and Lake Leelanau, MI, with two fire stations and 33 dedicated Fire and EMS personnel serving the community. The membership of the department is made up of a combination of full-time, part-time and part-paid (volunteers), 10 Part-Time, 20 volunteer (part-paid) and 3 Full-Time Employees providing 24 hour coverage to Leland Township, its residents and guests.
Leland Provides 24 hour Fire and EMS coverage with the Duty Crew stationed at the Leland Fire Station from 7:00am-11:00pm seven days a week. From 11:00pm - 7:00am coverage is provide by on-call members who are duty bound to respond in an emergency.
Leland Fire and Rescue Today:
As recently as five years ago, the Leland Township Fire Department (LTFD) was still an all-volunteer service that grew from the 1986 merger of the Leland Volunteer Fire Department in Leland, and Leland Township Fire Department which was based in Lake Leelanau. It was staffed by a corps of dedicated, heroic citizens whose efforts over the years are very greatly appreciated. These hard-working, committed individuals provided a service to their fellow taxpayers without pay.
Today's fire & rescue personnel, regardless of the size of their departments, are required to be certified by national and state organizations. These certifications represent abilities that they've learned through formal education and the training of technical skills that must be continuously tested...full article coming soon!