Ingham Township

Ingham Township

Fire Department

Fire Department Officers

Fire Chief Captain Lieutenant Lieutenant
Brandon Whipple
Corey Barrett
Justin Kidd
Kelen Gailey


 Click here for PDF of Burning Permit 2022

Click here for a copy of our Burning Ordinance

Click for a Burn Permit Application

Activate a current burn permit by email or call 517-623-6691 *Must be activated 24 hours prior to burning during weekdays ONLY, burn permit activation is required for anything larger than a campfire (36″ in diameter and the flame shall not exceed 36″ from the bottom of device or pit), or a burn barrel with grated cover.

Blank burn permit applications are available in a clear box attached under the township information sign outside the township door. Once completed, this form can be entered into the black drop box by the township door. 

 Your request will ONLY be processed Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm as long as it is 24 hours prior to your intended burn time.  You will NOT receive an email confirmation back unless there is a current burn ban in effect.  Use this email as receipt verification. For a full copy of the burning ordinance please refer to the back of your burn permit or under the Fire Department.


If you have any further questions, you may contact Chief, Brandon Whipple at 517-623-6691 or email at


Ingham Township Fire Department
(Dansville Fire & Rescue)

1420 Johnson Street, PO Box 293
Dansville, MI 48819-0293

Non Emergencies Only
Tel: (517) 623-6691
Fax: (517) 623-0118

For Emergencies Dial 9-1-1


Excerpt from Burning Ordinance

No building materials, building debris, plastics, rubber, rubber products, chemicals, asphalt, treated or painted wood products, other hazardous materials or any other materials aside from trees, limbs, brush or leaves shall be burned.

Fire Department Employment

Application for Employment

Fill out the application, print, sign and do one of the following:

  • Scan in the document and email it to
  • Drop the completed application in the black drop box outside the township door (1420 Johnson St., Dansville *back side of fire station)
  • Mail the application to I.T.F.D. Attn: Fire Chief, PO Box 293, Dansville MI 48819-0293

If you have any question feel free to email the email address above or call 517-623-6691 and leave a message.