Detroit residents have begun patrolling their neighborhoods as part of an effort to help prevent arson over the three-day Halloween period.
Police will begin towing abandoned vehicles on Detroit streets heading into the three-day Halloween period known as “Angels’ Night.”
Authorities are investigating yet another fire near the arson-plagued Heidelberg Project in Detroit.
Authorities are investigating a fire at an artist’s house near the arson-plagued Heidelberg Project in Detroit.
The teen admitted she set a fire in her house while her parents were sleeping because she didn’t want to get engaged.
“They didn’t fire bomb it, they walked in there with a gas can and set that thing on fire and pulled off,” a neighbor said.
One firefighter said that the closest ladder truck to Engine Company 33, Ladder 13, is about four miles away.
A 26-year-old man has been charged with third-degree arson in connection with a string of fires set in Detroit buildings.
Charlotte Jackson was being treated for burns over about 40 percent of her body.
An investigator on the scene told WWJ it appears the man was badly beaten before the apartment was intentionally set on fire.