The fire started in a vacant home before spreading to two other homes where people were sleeping inside.
“We certainly could still use a lot of food items, clothing and under-clothing for the residents both women and children,” said a spokesperson for the facility.
Authorities say an 88-year-old woman was killed after being trapped in her burning home in northwest Detroit.
“Because of the fact that we could not get water in a timely fashion, this is what happens.”
The fire is at PITSCH Companies near the intersection of Richmond Street NW and Alpine Avenue.
Her home might have gone up in flames, but that’s not going to take the smile off the face of this Detroit mother.
Firefighters have rescued multiple residents from a burning apartment building in midtown Detroit.
“This is worse than Devil’s Night,” said one area resident.
Neighbors making the difference between life and death as fire erupts in a home on Detroit’s southwest side.
Police told WWJ Newsradio 950 that the fire is at the Assumption Day Care Center on Marter Rd near Gaulkner.