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A fire at this home on Yellowstone in Detroit claimed the life of a man in his 90s. (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Elderly Man Unable To Escape House Fire On Detroit’s West Side, Neighbors Bust Through Barred Door

Bars on the windows and doors meant neighbors had to try to bust them down.

CBS Detroit–08/24/2015

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Detroit Family Loses 2nd Son To Injuries Sustained In Deadly House Fire

Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has died following a house fire on Detroit’s east side that killed his 12-year-old brother.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2015

Detroit Fire Captain Chris Dixon. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

International Tug-Of-War Centers Around Bragging Rights, Possible Rope Burn

Dixon says that two dozen firefighters will pull a thousand foot six-inch wide cable out of the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2014

Detroit fire truck. FILE (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Explosion Destroys Popular Coney Island Restaurant

The restaurant was closed on Sunday and no one was hurt in the explosion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

(Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Fire Spreads In Southwest Detroit, One House A Total Loss

This is happening across from St. Stephen Lutheran Church.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2014

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Fire Rips Through Detroit House, Collapses It As Firefighters Battle Blaze

WWJ’s Ron Dewey was there, describing the scene like this: “What used to be a house is a pile of cinder block and rubble.”

CBS Detroit–05/12/2014

House fire took the lives of two children. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Father Of 2 Children Killed In House Fire Arrested On Unrelated Charges

Detroit police tell WWJ that the arrest is not in connection with the fire, but for past warrants, including a home invasion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

Photo credit: WWJ's Mike Campbell

Early Morning Fire At Detroit Strip Mall

A fire at a Detroit strip mall has cost dozens of people their jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

Detroit Fire Department on the scene of fire at the Parkstone Apartments. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

6 Injured In Apartment Fire In Detroit

Detroit fire and police are on the scene of the blaze at the Parkstone apartments on Van Dyke near Jefferson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2012

Angels Night (Mike Fisher)

Angels’ Night Volunteer Campaign Begins

Executive Fire Commissioner Donald Austin noted a 55% drop in arson fires in 2011 versus the same three-day period a year earlier, in 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012