Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors

SLFD is installing smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms for City of South Lyon residents at no-charge.

Please enter your information in the link:  CLICK HERE!

(*** In the event SLFD is out of detectors, you will be placed on a waiting list and contacted once they come in.)

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SLFD protects over 12,000 residents living in the City of South Lyon (southwest Oakland County). Our community ISO rating is a "3" (ratings are 1 to 10 with 1 being ideal). We are one of thirty departments in the State of Michigan with this rating, which means our residents enjoy decreased fire insurance costs.

SLFD is a member of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm Association  (MABAS) 3201 and maintains reciprocal automatic mutual aid agreements with the Lyon Township Fire Department (Oakland County) and Green Oak Township Fire Department (Livingston County). SLFD also provides mutual aid assistance to Washtenaw County and is a member of the Washtenaw Area Mutual Aid Association 

SLFD has a full time fire chief with the remaining firefighters being part-time / paid-on-call. South Lyon firefighters live in the community and provide significant cost savings to our residents.

The fire station is staffed with one firefighter/EMT 24 hours a day, seven days a week. From 11:00 am to 9:00 pm the station is staffed by two firefighter/EMT's.



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