Dixon says that two dozen firefighters will pull a thousand foot six-inch wide cable out of the Detroit River.
The restaurant was closed on Sunday and no one was hurt in the explosion.
This is happening across from St. Stephen Lutheran Church.
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.”
Detroit police tell WWJ that the arrest is not in connection with the fire, but for past warrants, including a home invasion.
A fire at a Detroit strip mall has cost dozens of people their jobs.
Detroit fire and police are on the scene of the blaze at the Parkstone apartments on Van Dyke near Jefferson.
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.
“It’s an action movie, it’s shot in widescreen, it’s got great music, we’re up in helicopters, we’re going into fires with these guys.”
Tipsters calling the WWJ Newsroom that they could see thick, black smoke for miles.