detroit fire

Courtesy, T. J. Cooper

“Burn” Shows A Year In The Lives Of Detroit’s Firefighters

“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.”

CBS Detroit–09/28/2012

Detroit Fire Truck. (credit: WWJ-TV)

Fire At Vacant Packard Plant, No Injuries Reported

Tipsters calling the WWJ Newsroom that they could see thick, black smoke for miles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2012

Arrest Made In Fire Described As ‘100% Arson’

Police have made an arrest following a suspected arson fire at a Detroit apartment building that left dozens homeless and injured several people, including a firefighter and a young child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

Body Found In Detroit House Fire

An investigation is underway after Detroit firefighters find a body inside a burned home on the city’s westside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012

(WWJ Photo, File)

Fire Injures 3 Children; 1 In Critical Condition

A four year old girl is reportedly in critical condition after a fire on the city’s west side Saturday afternoon

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2011

Detroit Fire Truck. (credit: WWJ-TV)

‘Brownouts’ At Some Detroit Fire Stations Considered

The financially challenged City of Detroit paid out $85 million in overtime this year, with the police and fire departments taking up nearly half of the cost.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2011

WWJ's Vicke Thomas visited the repair shop for Detroit fire vehicles.

Are Detroit Firefighters Underequipped To Fight Arson?

There are mixed messages circulating as to whether or not Detroit firefighters are ready for a weekend some expect to be riddled with arson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

Detroit Fire Destroys 2-Story Apartment Building

The fire seems to have taken out most of the 2-story apartment building on Springle near Mack and Conner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011

Body Of Young Child Found In House After Fire

Detroit police say the body of a young child has been found after a house fire on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2011

Now, THAT Was Really "Careless Smoking"-0608

Detroit’s image as a town too tough to die was born on the June, 1805 day it burned to the ground.