The North Oakland County Fire Authority (aka: NOCFA) was formed in 1984. Our department is located in Holly, Michigan. Our primary response area is 69 square miles consisting of Holly and Rose Township. Our area is rural and zoned primarily residential and agricultural. Our current population is 17,785 for both townships. In 2015 we responded to 810 calls, which included mutual aid calls. We provide 24/7-Fire Suppression, Rescue Services, Hazmat Operations/Technical services; and ALS Medical Transporting. Our department has a full-time Fire Chief and Training Officer, along with 49 active paid-on-call members, including medical only personnel and scene support members.
Beyond the residential population, services are delivered to nonprofit day/overnight camps, several state parks and recreation areas, 3 schools and the Great Lakes National Cemetery. Significant exposures within our township include 15 miles of CSX Railroad and 10 miles of Canadian National Railroad that run the complete length of our area, a central distribution natural gas routing hub and a large diameter high pressure natural gas transmission pipeline. Our service area also covers over 5 miles of Interstate 75 and a full service truck stop.
Our county company and radio designation is station 8.