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                                                              BSOFD PATCH (002)

Fire Department 

The Berrien Springs - Oronoko Fire Department (BSOFD) is jointly operated by the Village of Berrien Springs and Oronoko Charter Township. It is a volunteer department comprised of 28 firefighters and 1 full time Chief.

The Mission Statement
"We, the members of the Berrien Springs - Oronoko Fire Department, dedicate our efforts to provide for the safety and welfare of the public through preservation of life, property, and the environment."

Twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week, the BSOFD firefighters are ready to respond to the needs of the community. From the smallest grass fire to a large structure fire, this department will be there. The department is also trained in:

  • search and rescue
  • vehicle extrication
  • hazardous material awareness and operation levels
  • swift water rescue
  • ice rescue

WANTED - Men and Women

Willing to give back to the Community. Willing to protect your neighbor and be there when they need help. Willing to do something most people can not do. The Berrien Springs - Oronoko Fire Department is accepting applications for membership. Applications are available at the Oronoko Township Hall, Oronoko Public Safety Building, the Berrien Springs Village Hall or from Chief Myers at 473-3731.


Location/Mailing Address:
Public Safety Building
4411 E. Snow Road
PO Box 214
Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Non-emergency telephone number:  (269) 473-3731.

Burn Permit

Frequently Asked Questions in Regards to Burning

Reflective Address Sign

Doug Myers, Fire Chief
Don Damron, Assistant Fire Chief
Tom Wicker, Assistant Fire Chief
Corey Burks, Captain
Matt Wedde, Captain
Justin Turner, Lieutenant
Jason Streelman, Lieutenant

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