A long-time fixture in downtown Dearborn “where everybody knows your name” has been completely gutted by fire, which also destroyed a neighboring gift shop.
Firefighters believe a blaze that quickly engulfed a home on the city’s west side and spread to others nearby was deliberately set.
Arson investigators aren’t yet sure what caused the fire, which appears to have started in several spots on the third floor.
Authorities have shut down a portion of 18 Mile Road in Macomb County due to a fire at a metal coating business.
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.