The East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) is a comprehensive, full-time fire department that provides fire services to the City of East Lansing and Michigan State University, covering more than 20 square miles and a population of 50,000+.The ELFD is dispatched out of two stations, which includes 46 firefighters. Firefighters undergo extensive training and are partners in a number of regional specialty teams.
The mission of the ELFD is to "preserve and protect life and property through preparation, education and implementation."
Shared Public Services Initiative Capital Area Fire Study - Six area municipalities, including the City of East Lansing, have opted to work together to improve fire services in the region by working toward the principles included in Phases I and II. Learn more.
Knox® HomeBox™Helps Firefighter/EMS Responders Gain Quick Access to Homes in an Emergency - Knox® HomeBox™ is a product that can be purchased by homeowners in order to provide firefighter/EMS responders with quick access to their homes in the event of an emergency. Learn more.