Message from the Deputy Director

On behalf of the Jackson Fire Department, I would like to welcome you to our area of the City of Jackson website. If you have ideas for specific content you would like to have available on our website, please contact us at 517-788-4150 with your ideas.

The Jackson Fire Department is a group of highly trained, well educated, and technically competent emergency service professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality services to the community in the safest, most efficient, and professional manner possible.

The department has provided fire protection, fire prevention, public education, emergency medical care, hazardous materials response, and all hazards emergency response services around the clock for more than 125 years now.

We are very proud of and maintain a great respect for our historic past, a strong sense of duty towards excellent performance in the present, and are continually preparing to meet the challenges of the future.
David D. Wooden
Our employees care about our city, and we strive to serve our citizen’s utilizing the guiding principles of service, integrity, accountability, respect, stewardship, and teamwork in all that we do. Thank you for your interest in our Department and for visiting us at our web page. Your support is always welcome, and any comments, feedback, or concerns will be warmly received. You can call me at 517- 768-2702 or email me.

In closing, our promise to all that we serve is that we will always be prepared to respond to your needs, day or night, with professionalism, compassion, and respect regardless of the situation you may find yourself in. You are always welcome to stop in and visit us at our main fire station.


David D. Wooden
Deputy Director of Fire Services