The fire was out within an hour and most residents were able to return to their apartments, except for those living on the third floor.
Two lawsuits are pending in the case of an apartment complex fire sparked by a tenant who tried to cook a squirrel with a propane torch.
“I want people to know that if you come into Detroit and you try to set a fire… we will find you and we will prosecute to the full extent of the law.”
She said the American Red Cross is helping displaced families find temporary shelter.
A two-alarm fire in a senior high rise apartment building sent dozens of residents out of the building, wondering where they will spend the night.
More than 60 students have been displaced after an early morning fire damaged their sorority house near the University of Michigan campus.
The fire was in an apartment located along Hall Road, M-59, west of Gratiot.
Authorities say two units sustained heavy damage, while others in the building have smoke and water damage.
Two young men have been arraigned on sexual assault charges in a case that could possibly be connected with a fire that completely destroyed an apartment building on the city’s west side.
Officials say everyone was able to escape a fire that quickly spread through an Oakland County apartment building.