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All that remains of a house in Detroit after a "suspicious fire." (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Taking Back The City: Arsonists Will Be Aggressively Prosecuted In Detroit

“I want people to know that if you come into Detroit and you try to set a fire… we will find you and we will prosecute to the full extent of the law.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

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Man Charged In Rape Faces Detroit Arson Hearing

A man charged in connection with a gang rape reported just prior to a blaze that gutted a 42-unit apartment building faces an arson charge in a separate fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

(Credit: Laura Bonnell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Firefighters ‘Just Let It Burn’ After 3 Vacant Homes Consumed By Flames

Officials say when fires like this happen, sometimes it’s best to just let it burn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

(Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Frozen Hoses Impede Firefighters On Detroit’s West Side

Firefighters in Detroit battled single digit temperatures and frozen hoses as they fought a suspicious fire on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

At least 50 residents were affected by the fire at Jason Manor Apartments. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

St. Vincent de Paul Steps In To Aid Victims Of Jason Manor Apartment Fire

Much needed help is on the way for Detroiters who were burned out of their apartment building on the city’s west side this week

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2014

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Detroit Man Charged With Setting Multiple Fires In Matter Of Minutes

A 55-year-old man has been charged with arson on accusations he set multiple fires that damaged six houses in Detroit within a few minutes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2014

Investigators comb through the rubble after a fire destroyed The Party Animal House at the Heidelberg Project in Detroit. (Credit:  Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Suspected Arsonist Takes Down Another Heidelberg Project House

A fire has destroyed one of the few remaining houses at the famous Heidelberg Project in Detroit, which has been targeted by arsonists for nearly a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2014

Mario Willis, far left, was sentenced to 41 years in prison. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Man Sentenced A 2nd Time In Death Of Detroit Firefighter

A judge has again sentenced a convicted arsonist to at least 41 years in prison for a fire that killed a Detroit firefighter in 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

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Man Sentenced In Arson That Killed Michigan Girl

A 25-year-old man who intentionally set a house fire that killed an 8-year-old Battle Creek girl will spend 39 years to 80 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014

Photo by WWJ's Pat Sweeting

Heidelberg Project Fundraiser Beats Goal To Guard Against Future Arson

An online effort to raise $50,000 for additional security at Detroit’s Heidelberg Project following a series of fires has exceeded its goal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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