Union agreements have been reached to merge the Benton Harbor police and fire departments.
Police have reopened M-36 between Merrill and Hamburg Road while fire crews continue to work at the scene.
Voters in Harper Woods will be deciding a big issue this coming week: whether or not to merge the city’s fire and police departments.
At one point there were three fire trucks, 25 fire fighters and several Detroit Police officers and workers with Detroit Water and Sewerage Department dispatched to the hoax.
Fire crews are on the scene of an apartment building fire in Auburn Hills.
Twenty fire departments in Michigan have millions in federal grants coming their way.
The top two fire officials in Detroit were fired after the city’s mayor learned proper channels were not followed during an investigation into the alleged theft of a wallet by firefighters.
The pilot told emergency personnel that just before touching down the left wing of the plane “dipped abruptly” hitting the runway and damaging the landing gear.