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About Comstock Fire Department


The Comstock Township Fire Department covers an almost 36 square miles response area. Comstock Fire & Rescue currently operates three fire stations housing 6 Engines, 2 grass trucks and a rescue boat. 45 members make up the roster including a full time Fire Chief and Fire Inspector. The three stations are manned 24 hours a day, 7 days per week with paid on call members serving 8 hour shifts. The departments protects a population of nearly 15,000 residents, as well as six miles of Interstate I-94, as well as portions of M-96, and M-43. The department has mutual and, initial aid agreements with several surrounding Agencies, including the City of Kalamazoo, and Township of Kalamazoo. The  department averages 100 - 120 incidents per month which include fire, rescue, and EMS responses.


About Comstock Charter Township


The Charter Township of Comstock is a community of thirty-five (36) square miles in eastern Kalamazoo County, which is located in the southwestern region of lower Michigan.  It is bordered by the City and Township of Kalamazoo to the west, Richland Township to the north, Pavilion Township to the south, and Charlston Township to the East. The Village of Galesburg also borders to the east with much of the Village located inside the Township itself. 


Comstock Township is served by highways I-94 and M-96, both bisecting the Township from east to west and running virtually parallel to each other separated by a distance of slightly more than one mile.  Comstock was historically a farming community once a leading celery producer. In more recent years Comstock has seen Economic growth that has been fast-paced with a heavy concentration in auto stamping and parts, plastics, specialty and industrial machine shops, and service-oriented businesses.  However it’s the greenhouses and bedding plan industry have made Comstock Township the Bedding Plant Capital of the World.


Several lakes and streams provide excellent fishing and recreational activities. Morrow Lake is the dominant water body in the Township encompassing approximately 1,065 acres of land feed by the Kalamazoo River the runs the length of the township.


Comstock Township  is considered a part of the Kalamazoo Metro area and serves as a bedroom community to many residents who work in the City of Kalamazoo and other surrounding communities.


 

LOCATION:

Comstock Charter Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan


FOUNDED: 1924


STATION 9-1

1960 RIVER ST.

269-345-2113


STATION 9-2

5947 E. H AVE

269-349-5282


STATION 9-3

8700 E. MICHIGAN

269-381-0804



MOTTO:

Taking Care of Those Who Depend On Us!


MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of the Comstock Fire & Rescue Department is to provide the most advanced fire & rescue service with the highest level of trained firefighters committed to deliver that service to our citizens with the utmost loyalty and compassion.


LINKS:

comstockmi.com

comstocklibrary.org

comstockps.org



Comstock Township Fire & Rescue

8700 East Michigan Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053

269-381-0804


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