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Fire and Police > Welcome to Alpine Fire Department
•   Welcome to Alpine Fire Department
•   Welcome to Alpine Township Police Services
Fire Department

For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, call (616) 784-5750. Send faxes to (616) 785-9115. E-mail the fire department at

Dave Klomparens

Fire Chief

Jeremy Kelly
Deputy Fire Chief

The Firefighting Staff

Alpine Township's on-call department, primarily paid, has a full-time Fire Chief and three fire stations, each of which have a Captain and Lieutenant. The Fire Department also has a Rescue Unit with EMT's, paramedics, and first responders, and extensive, on-going training for firefighting and medical rescues is provided to our firefighters.
Fire House #1
Cpt. Jim Kremer
841 Alpine Church Rd
(616) 784-5750

Fire House #2

3859 7-Mile Rd NW
(616) 784-9590

Fire House #3
Cpt. Ron Heinbeck
Lt. Gary Potter
610 9-Mile Rd NW
(616) 647-0335
Rescue Squad
Cpt. Tim Schweitzer

Lt, Brian Stalsonburg
Jerry Roersma

Safety Officer
 Chad Host
Diana Post

Burning Permits 

Property owners who require a burning permit (for uses other than solely for food) must call the Fire Department or Township Offices prior to burning. Property owners will receive an authorization over the phone to burn for up to three consecutive days per request. Please call the Fire Department (616-784-5750) or the Township Offices (616-784-1262) for approval to burn.

For a more complete look at burning permits, see the Burning Ordinance 13-2 in PDF format.

Address Markers

Reflective address markers are available through the Township Fire Department. The green markers with white numbers can be ordered with a steel post, or without if you are installing the sign on an existing mailbox post. The signs can be picked up or arrangements for installation by a Fire Department volunteer may be requested. The cost for the marker is $15.00 (with or without the post).