Fire Operations

Fire Operations

Terry Turkelson, Fire Marshal

Grand Haven DPS consists of officers that are cross-trained as police, fire and EMS. GHDPS provides various fire/life safety programs to assist businesses and our citizens. These include educational programs designed to prevent fires from occurring and annual fire inspections, which help to ensure a safe working environment.

Terry Turkelson is the Fire Marshal for GHDPS. FM Turkelson is responsible for conducting fire inspections, fire investigations, rental home inspections, maintaining Firefighter Right-to-Know data (as required by MIOSHA), SCBA maintenance, SCBA and gas mask fit testing and assisting in the training of the PSO Is. FM Turkelson also oversees the SARA Title III sites which are complexes storing dangerous chemicals including underground storage tanks.


Contact Us

Jeff Hawke, Public Safety Director

Lee Adams, Captain
Ryan Enlow, Lieutenant
Nichole Hudson, Lieutenant

525 Washington Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: (616) 842-3460
Fax: (616) 847-6050

Office Hours Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All dates and times:
Emergency - 911
Non-Emergency Dispatch
(800) 249-0911