A video shows the culprit may have sustained burns to the face and upper body.
Fire Chief David Cox Jr. says an arson investigator was called in. The building that caught fire had six occupied apartments and some residents were evacuated by firefighters.
The “Taxi House” on the end of Mt. Elliott St. is still standing after the Detroit Fire Department extinguished the flames throughout Saturday night and into Sunday morning.
Arson investigators are on the scene of a deadly fire on Detroit’s east side.
The years where Detroit would suffer through hundreds of fires during Halloween week appear to be over.
When the call for action came, hundreds of Angels’ Night volunteers came out in force Thursday evening in Detroit.
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.