EMS Division

EMS Coordinator: Capt. Chris Whitehead
Fax: 248.433.7787


EMS ParamedicsThe Bloomfield Township EMS Service was established in July 1977. It was the third Advanced Life Support (ALS) system licensed in Oakland County and the fourth licensed in the state of Michigan. In 1998, Bloomfield Township Paramedics became the first in Oakland County to provide 12-Lead Electrocardiograms (EKG’s). In 2010, our EMS service enhanced and began transporting.


The Fire Department operates four frontline ALS transport units, three Paramedic Engines and a Paramedic Ladder Company, 24 hours a day with a minimum of two Paramedics on each unit. All uniformed members of the Fire Department are licensed to one of the levels of pre-hospital medicine. These units are staffed with 61 Paramedics and 2 Basic Emergency Medical Technicians.

CPR Classes

The Bloomfield Township Fire Department EMS Division offers CPR/AED classes that include instruction in adult, child and infant CPR to Bloomfield Township residents, Bloomfield Township community organizations and employees of Bloomfield Township businesses.  Classes are free and are offered three times a year.  Call the fire department at 248.433.7745 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:30 PM Monday through Thursday for more information and to pre-register.