County, Selfridge Join Forces on Drain Work
County and military crews are working together this spring to enhance air field operations at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township.
The work, being performed and coordinated by the Macomb County Public Works Office, with assistance from the base’s 127th Civil Engineer Squadron, is restoring a swampy area on the base, which, among other concerns, had been attracting birds to a spot near the base’s runway.
MCPWO Maintains Operations After Chapaton Fire
Station operators and electricians were onsite at the Chapaton Pump Station throughout the weekend, trouble shooting the cause and damage after a fire broke out in one of three large pumps there. The station is operated by the Macomb County Public Works Office and is used to prevent sewer back-ups in homes in St. Clair Shores, Eastpointe and Roseville.
Fire Damages Pump Station in St Clair Shores
A fire at the Chapaton Pump Station in St. Clair Shores caused minor damage to one of three large pumps there. The fire, which was quickly extinguished by pump station personnel, broke out about 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 14. Thanks to the quick response by station personnel, the fire is not expected to have a significant impact on the station's operations, said Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice S. Miller.
The St. Clair Shores Fire Department responded to the fire, as did personnel from DTE Energy.