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Detroit City Councilman Gary Brown, President of the Public Health and Safety Committee, and Marathon Petroleum General Manager Tracy Case discuss the recent fire at Marathon's downriver plant and complaints by Detroiters that they were not properly notified about what was happening. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Marathon Officials Address Questions Regarding Fire, Evacuation Plans

Marathon Petroleum officials appeared before Detroit City Council’s Public Health and Safety Committee Monday to answer questions regarding the recent fire at the downriver oil refinery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Smoke can be seen from the Marathon Detroit Refinery. (Credit/WWJ Tipster Jan)

Detroit Residents Want City-Wide Evacuation Plan After Oil Refinery Explosion

Detroit residents are calling for an emergency evacuation plan nearly a week after an explosion at an oil refinery on the city’s southwest side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

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Warren Court Evacuated On Report Of White Powder

A suspicious substance that triggered the evacuation and closure of a Warren courthouse turned out to be baby powder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

Grenades. (File Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Detroit Neighborhood Evacuated After Grenade Found In Field

A southwest Detroit neighborhood was evacuated Wednesday night after someone found a hand grenade in a field.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013

LaGuardia Airport in Queens (file / credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspicious Device Prompts Evacuation At New York Airport

The Port Authority said the upper level of the central terminal building at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

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GM Powertrain Plant In Romulus Evacuated

The General Motors Powertrain Plant in Romulus was evacuated Friday morning after a man brought a gun inside the building and threatened to harm himself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

The bomb squad leaves the airport. (credit: Mile Campbell/WWJ)

Authorities ID Suspicious Item That Forced Evacuation At Metro Airport

Authorities have released more information on the suspicious item found in a traveler’s carry-on bag that forced the evacuation of Detroit Metro Airport’s North Terminal on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

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Detroit’s Henry Ford High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Students and staff were evacuated from Henry Ford High School Friday morning after an apparent bomb threat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2013

Gas Leak Causes Evacuation Of 35th District Court In Plymouth

Plymouth’s 35th District Court will remain closed for the day as officials try to locate and fix a gas leak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Fire At Royal Oak High School

Royal Oak High School was evacuated and students were sent home early on Tuesday due to an electrical fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012

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