Mario Willis was accused of paying a handyman $20 to burn down an abandoned house in 2008.
Crews say due to the nature of the fire, they’re requesting arson investigators to respond.
“This is worse than Devil’s Night,” said one area resident.
The van was parked behind home on South Boulevard for over a year, neighbors told investigators.
A 20-year-old Madison Heights woman has been charged with murder after allegedly killing a man she met online.
A 41-year-old Kalamazoo man accused of burning down an adult entertainment store allegedly told police he wanted to eradicate porn.
Arson is a raging epidemic in Detroit, where buildings burn faster than the city can demolish them.
It set off a blast at the commercial laundry service on Hoover near Stephens that caused $1 million in damages to nearby homes.
Authorities are investigating the possibility of arson in connection with the fire at the Marathon gas station.
An Oakland County woman and her three kids put three fires out themselves, authorities say.