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SPRING LAKE TWP. — A dog rescued from a burning mobile home will be OK, according to officials at the scene of a fire Tuesday afternoon at the Forest Lake Estates in Spring Lake Township.

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SPRING LAKE TWP. — Fire damage was minimal but smoke damage was substantial in a house fire Sunday night in Spring Lake Township, according to Spring Lake Fire Chief Brian Sipe.

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A camper being stored for the winter caught fire and quickly burned off Groesbeck Street west of 152nd Avenue in Grand Haven Township on Saturday evening, Nov. 16. 

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CROCKERY TWP. — A Fruitport man suffered minor injuries and was ticketed for a crash on a snowy rural road in Crockery Township on Tuesday morning.

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A burn demonstration used to show just how fast a fire spreads thrilled a large crowd during the annual Fire Prevention Week open house Tuesday evening at Grand Haven Township Fire Rescue.

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A 2017 Grand Haven High School graduate was recently named Firefighter of the Week on the Louisiana Firefighter Proud Facebook page.

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SPRING LAKE — On the surface, last week’s Spring Lake Fire Department’s open house at Central Park was all about fun. But deep down, it was about safety.

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SOUTH HAVEN (WZZM-TV) — A family of four was rescued Wednesday on Lake Michigan after their rented jet skis overturned off South Haven's South Beach.

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SPRING LAKE TWP. — Marti Wiersma said it was probably a good thing she procrastinated putting away her mess Saturday night.

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A skydiver taking part in the “Dink Dink Boogie” at Grand Haven Memorial Airpark died Saturday afternoon as the result of injuries while landing a jump.

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ROBINSON TWP. — A 60-year-old woman suffered a possible broken shoulder when a steel wall fell on her late Wednesday afternoon.

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WEST OLIVE — When Jake VanDyke called 911 and told the dispatcher his wife was going to have a baby before they could make it to the hospital, two thoughts went through Mary Allman’s head.

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One of Ottawa County’s newest residents made a grand entrance into the world, not settling for the traditional hospital manner, but instead making his presence known by a birth inside a pickup truck on the side of a highway.

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An 18-year-old Rockford man suffered a head injury after a fall on Grand Haven’s South Pier on Saturday, but was giving spectators a thumbs up when emergency personnel drove him back to shore on an all terrain vehicle.

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Firefighters responded to a call of a kitchen fire shortly before 4:30 p.m. Sunday at a house in the 800 block of Washington Ave.

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A longtime city employee opened fire in a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 12 people on three floors and sending terrified co-workers scrambling for cover before police shot and killed him following a "long gun-battle," authorities said.

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Representatives from three local fire departments tested some battery-operated lifesaving equipment during a week of demonstrations in a parking lot across from the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety building.

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ALLENDALE — An influx in population is creating issues for the Allendale Township Fire Department. Due to an increase in call volume and equipment, a proposal was made for an expansion of the fire station.

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Michigan’s wildfire season is often hottest during May and June, but state residents can help prevent catastrophe with simple steps such as burning with care and landscaping their yards to keep fires from reaching their homes.