City of Saginaw MI -
Operations Division

The Operations Division is responsible for providing immediate on-scene management during emergency situations that pose an immediate threat to life and property. Division services include but are not limited to: fire suppression, rescue, vehicle and industrial extrication, confined space rescue, mitigation of hazardous materials (Haz-Mat) emergencies, response to Weapons of Mass Destruction (terrorism) incidents, water and ice rescue, and command of emergency operations at both natural and man-made disasters. In addition to providing swift and immediate response to a wide variety of emergency situations, the Operations Division assumes an active role in promoting fire safety through its continued participation in providing community education, pre incident surveys and public service presentations. The Division is also directly and actively involved with apparatus maintenance, equipment and station maintenance and works with other agencies to coordinate many services offered by the Saginaw Fire Department.

Fire Suppression

Water Rescue

Ice Rescue

Hazardous Materials


Enhanced Law Enforcement Response to Victims Initiative:

The Saginaw Police Department is one of only three law enforcement agencies in the country that has been selected to participate in a unique program designed to help reduce crime, support victims, and enhance public safety. We ask that the residents of Saginaw participate in this anonymous survey being conducted by Saginaw Valley State University. Your participation will help the City of Saginaw Police Department expand its capacity to meet the needs of crime victims, and broaden those services where a need is indicated. This short survey is available online at the following button:

Take Survey

How to pre apply for a water utility account:

Pre application instructions can be found here:

Water Billing


Did you know?
The City of Saginaw's TV station (SGTV) is now live online, 24/7? Visit
visit our Youtube channel

Learn more about MMWA 1 step recycling :
watch the new 1 step recycling video on youtube now


The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules have changed. To see how the City of Saginaw is now handling FOIA requests, please visit our new FOIA page.


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