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Consumers Energy natural gas customers in Kent County - and across the state - are being asked to voluntarily reduce their usage over the next couple of days after a fire at a southeastern Michigan compressor station damaged equipment.

Consumers Energy realizes this is a difficult but necessary request at a time when the state is gripped by an arctic air mass.

26 go to hospital after Battle Creek carbon monoxide leak Twenty-six people have been treated at a hospital after Battle Creek firefighters found high levels of carbon monoxide at an addiction treatment center. When firefighters arrived Wednesday morning at the A Forever Recovery center, monitors they carried showed readings of 250 to 300 parts per million of the toxic gas, compared to acceptable levels of 30 to 40 ppm.

Authorities say a 7-year-old Indiana girl has died after being pulled from a swimming hole in rural southwestern Michigan. The Berrien County sheriff's department says Sadie Geigler of Michigan City was taken Monday night to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. 

At least 14 people injured when deck collapses in Michigan

Jun 16, 2017

Authorities in Ottawa County, Michigan say at least 14 people were injured when a deck collapsed at a venue in a West Olive park. The incident occurred Thursday evening at Weaver House, a renovated house built in 1902 that is rented out for events. Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Kempker said about 25 people were on the back deck when it gave way in the middle and collapsed. 

Emergency crews turned out in force to help deliver twin boys in a bathroom at a Lansing home. 

Lansing Fire Department spokesman Steve Mazurek, who responded to the call Monday night, tells the Lansing State Journal (http://on.lsj.com/2iBrV8e ) it was "very, very chaotic for a little bit, but it worked out phenomenally." Mazurek says the mother and babies are doing well.

Grand Rapids Police officials said The Automated External Defibrillators, better known as AED’s, will be installed in every police car soon. 

An AED is a portable device that checks a heartbeat and can send an electric shock to the heart to restore its rhythm. AEDs are often used to treat sudden cardiac arrest, a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating.

Grand Rapids police SGT. Cathy Williams says the addition of AED’s could potentially save lives as police cruisers are usually the first responders to an emergency call.

Life EMS Camp 911

Jun 7, 2016
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Life EMS ambulance's Jason Heyboer and Hannah Messer talk about the 20th summer of CAMP 911, a free safety camp for youth

We speak with an Emergency Disaster spokesperson for The Salvation Army Michigan/Northern Indiana on Severe Weather Awareness Week, beginning Sunday, April 10.

Guests from Metro Health join us to discuss the difference between the use of ER vs. Urgent Care. We talk to Ellen Bristol and RN Nate Baar, Metro's new Urgent Care Manager.