Police say two men, aged 35 and 81, and a 64-year old woman died in the fire which was reported around 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Northfield Blvd.
Southfield fire crews rescued a woman and her baby as fire raged at an apartment complex near Shiawassee and Beech roads, just north of Eight Mile Road.
Detroit City Council is calling for an investigation into the fires that destroyed more than 70 houses last week.
Firefighters from Highland Park and Detroit worked for hours to put out a fire at a vacant apartment building.
Federal authorities investigating a building fire that injured six Detroit firefighters say the blaze on the city’s east side is a case of arson. Four firefighters remained hospitalized Monday.
Authorities say they’ve found the body of a 42-year-old man in Lake St. Clair and are awaiting an autopsy to say how he died.
[photogallerylink id=10596 align=left]About 30 people are homeless after an early Friday morning fire damaged several apartments in Romulus.