Proudly Serving Genoa Township, Brighton Township and the City of Brighton

The Brighton Area Fire Authority is dedicated to the protection of life and property through safe work practices and policies, training and continuous improvement as set forth by management and administered in a professional and courteous manner through daily interaction with our customer.

About Us

Proudly Serving Genoa Township, Brighton Township and the City of Brighton

The Brighton Area Fire Authority is dedicated to the protection of life and property through safe work practices and policies, training and continuous improvement as set forth by management and administered in a professional and courteous manner through daily interaction with our customer.

About Us

Proudly Serving Genoa Township, Brighton Township and the City of Brighton

The Brighton Area Fire Authority is dedicated to the protection of life and property through safe work practices and policies, training and continuous improvement as set forth by management and administered in a professional and courteous manner through daily interaction with our customer.

About Us

24/7 First Responders

Brighton Area Fire Authority is staffed by both full-time and paid on-call, highly-trained firefighters providing round-the-clock first response to our community.

Fire Prevention

A protected community starts with Fire Prevention. Our department routinely consults with local residents and businesses to ensure they are adequately protected for an emergency.

Smoke Alarms

We are extremely proud of our renowned smoke alarm program that, to date, has placed nearly 4,000 smoke alarms throughout our community, some of which have been credited with saving lives in structure fires!

Public Education

A safe community requires everybody’s participation, and we’re here to help educate you and your familiy through onging events, classes, and other public education opportunities.

ANNOUNCEMENTS, EVENTS, AND OTHER STORIES

Please Yield to Emergency Vehicles

When our fire academy instructor, Capt Greg Mowbray, preached of road safety and warned that vehicles will inevitably – or did he say “routinely?” – slalom through cones to cut through our emergency scene to get to where they’re going, I...

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2016 Open House – October 16, 2016

Welcome to one of the largest open houses in the State of Michigan. Bring the family and interact with our professional firefighters, watch a live fire demonstration, watch as we make two new FORD Vehicles a convertible, air bag demonstration and so much more. Event...

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9/11 Memorial Event

Scheduled for 6pm on September 11 The Brighton Area Fire Authority will be hosting a 9/11 memorial event which is scheduled to begin at 6 pm on Sunday September 11, 2016 at the memorial located at 615 W. Grand River Ave. Parking is located adjacent to the fire station...

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MEET YOUR BAFA FIREFIGHTERS

  • Brendan Unruh
    Chief O’Brian swearing in our newest Black Helmet, FF Brendan Unruh at Station 34. September, 2016.
  • Anne Campbell
    HR Director Anne Campbell taking a ride in the aerial platform of Ladder 31
  • Tom Kiurski & Tim Thurmond
    Really? Me? You be the judge. Does FF Tim Thurmond’s balloon character really look like Lt Kiurski?
  • Harlan Lahring
    FF Harlan Lahring receiving BAFA’s 2015 Firefighter of the Year award.
  • Greg Mowbray
    Station 35's Captain Mowbray in Color Guard uniform chatting with a veteran after the 2015 9/11 Memorial Ceremony.
  • FF Jonathan Kupec
    Training burn at Spencer House, November 2015.
  • Ray Ridge & Ryan Dennett
    Station 35's FF Ryan Dennett and Lt Ray Ridge in front of a U-M Survival Flight EC-155 helicopter.
  • Jason Hordos & Greg Mowbray
    Lt. Jason Hordos (middle) with Capt. Greg Mowbray walking with fan at the 2016 9/11 Memorial 5k Run.

BY THE NUMBERS

On-call Firefighters

Emergency Calls in 2015

Hours Spent Training in 2015

Smoke Alarms Installed