Detroit Executive Fire Commissioner Edsel Jenkins credits the growing participation of Angel’s Night citizen volunteers with the continued decline in arson fires being seen throughout the city.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan pounded the pavement on the East Side Saturday morning to try to drum up volunteers for the annual Angel’s Night campaign.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says the city had 95 fires over a three-day period that included Halloween, about the same number as in 2011 and 2012.
Thousands of volunteers brave rainy conditions to keep the city safe from arsonists as Angels’ Night patrols in Detroit wrap up.
Officials say two Detroit firefighters were hurt as a series of blazes hit the city amid its annual Halloween season anti-arson campaign.
Rena Dalentei from Sterling Heights along with her friend signed-up to patrol neighborhoods in the 10th district on the city’s westside.
An emergency curfew goes into effect Tuesday night as part of Detroit’s Angels’ Night campaign.
Kevyn Orr says Jim Bonsall decided it is best for the city and himself that he resign his post effective immediately.
The numbers are in for the city of Detroit’s Angels Night campaign — with 93 fires reported over the three-night period.
The three choppers are equipped with cameras that transmit back pictures to their truck parked at the Butzel Community Center.