(Chelsea Update would like to thank Fire Capt. Colt White for the photos in this story.) Last Friday, North Creek Elementary School Bucket Fillers had a visit from not only Chelsea Area Fire Authority firefighters but also new Fire Chief Robert Arbini.
Thanks in large part to a Federal grant, Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) has received about 4,600 feet of much needed new fire hose. Through a county-wide grant that was written by Ann Arbor Township Fire Department Lt. Marc Volger, CAFA was able to afford boxes and boxes of fire hose was delivered to Fire […]
(Publisher’s note: Lyndon Township Supervisor Marc Keezer sent this email on Feb. 21. I have his permission to post it with this story. Very disappointed in your Chelsea update post. My quote was taken out of context and did not include the facts that I was referring to. The insurance rates that most Lyndon Twp. […]
At the Jan. 24 Chelsea Area Fire Authority annual meeting, Kurt Koseck was elected by a majority vote as the new chairman of the CAFA Board. Craig Maier was selected by as the vice chairman, Pete Feeney was chosen as the treasurer and Tom Osborne was elected secretary. In addition, the board formed several committees […]
At a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at the Chelsea District Library, the Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board chose Robert Arbini as the new fire chief. Board chairman Tom Osborne said he hopes that Arbini can begin his new job in March — pending background checks. Currently, Arbini is the Division Chief of […]
Firefighters James Gaken and Nate Saarinen were officially hired by the Chelsea Area Fire Authority on Nov. 22 and they’ve known each other since high school. Gaken, 20, is a fifth generation firefighter who graduated from Chelsea High School in 2014. Saarinen, 21, is the first firefighter in his family and a 2013 graduate of […]
The Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 29 at 9 a.m. to interview the final three candidates for the fire chief position. The meeting will take place in the McKune Room at the Chelsea District Library. The planned format is about an hour interview with each candidate. This […]