Tanker Explodes On I-69, Half-Mile Evacuated

The westbound freeway is expected to be closed for up to 12 hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2014

(credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

HAZMAT Team Called To Scene Of Chemical Plant Fire, Homes Evacuated

“I was just laying in my bed and I heard a couple booms.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2013

Gas Leak In Plymouth Township

One home was evacuated in a Plymouth Township neighborhood because of a gas leak.


Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuations In Downtown Lansing

Police apparently received a call around 9 a.m. that a possible explosive device had been planted in a building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011


Evacuations Ordered In Shiawassee County Train Derailment

Authorities in Shiawassee County evacuated more than two dozen residents within a mile of a derailed Canadian National Railway freight train where a tank car carrying hydrochloric acid overturned Thursday night and started leaking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2011

Hurricane Earl Approaches East Coast, Evacuations Expand

Hurricane Earl was barreling toward the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday with winds swirling at around 145 mph and forecasters were trying to pinpoint exactly how close the strongest winds and heaviest surge would get to […]


Hurricane Earl Nears Coast; Evacuations Expand

Hurricane Earl steamed toward the Eastern Seaboard on Wednesday as communities from North Carolina to New England kept a close eye on the forecast, worried that even a slight shift in the storm’s predicted offshore […]


Hurricane Earl May Cause East Coast Evacuations

Federal officials urged U.S. residents to prepare for possible evacuations and islanders in the Turks and Caicos braced for high winds Tuesday as powerful Hurricane Earl howled over open seas toward the East Coast of […]


More Evacuations Near K-zoo River Spill

Calhoun County health officials Friday were evacuating dozens of additional homes in the area surrounding the big oil spill Friday, due to concerns over air quality in the area south of Battle Creek.  In addition, […]


Zero Containment In Fast-Moving Calif. Blaze

Firefighters planned an aggressive air attack at first light Friday against a fast-moving wildfire that exploded in northern Los Angeles County, forcing hundreds of evacuations and burning at least three structures.