Harbor Springs Area Fire Department


Fire Chief: John Cupps

e-mail: firechief@cityofharborsprings.com


For administrative questions 8:30 am to 5:00 pm please contact Deputy City Clerk, Michelle Main at City Hall by phone (231) 526-2104 or e-mail to mmain@cityofharborsprings.com


Please dial 911 for all emergencies


Fire Hall Physical Address:

824 South State Road, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 678, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Fire Department Staff & Services

The Harbor Springs Area Fire Department volunteer fire fighters serve the following Emmet County communities:

  • The City of Harbor Springs
  • West Traverse Township
  • Little Traverse Township
  • Pleasantview Township

Mutual Aid is also given to surrounding communities, including the Village of AlansonBear Creek Township, Cross VillageLittlefield Township, Readmond Township, Friendship Township, and the Village of Pellston.

Mutual Aid Fire Department Listings:

Readmond Friendship Cross Village


Resort/Bear Creek Fire Department

Alanson/Littlefield Fire & Rescue

Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority Board Members

Fire Authority Board Members
Name Position Township
Bob Sandford Chairman West Traverse
Bill Dohm Vice Chair Little Traverse
Bill Brown Secretary-Treasurer City of Harbor Springs
Robert Rogier Member Pleasantview
John Cupps, Jr. Fire Chief HSAFD
Fire Authority Administration
Tom Richards City Manager Administrator
Nick Whitaker City Clerk Clerk/Comptroller


Fire Authority Board Meeting Schedule

The Fire Authority Board holds regular meetings four times per year, typically in February, April, August, and December. Meetings are open to the public and are held at The City of Harbor Springs City Hall, 160 Zoll St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740.  The 2018 meeting schedule is listed below.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 8:30 am

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8:30 am

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 8:30 am

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 8:30 am