The kids — ages one and four — were left home alone.
Fire crews were called to the War House on Elba Street near Mt. Elliott early Thursday morning. Crews were dousing hot spots as of 7 a.m.
State police have opened a homicide investigation in the death of a metro Detroit firefighter after investigators determined that arson caused the blaze that killed him.
Officials say three times as many fires occur on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year.
The blaze happened inside the Providence Tower apartments on 9 Mile on the coldest overnight of the year.
An abandoned apartment building has gone up in flames in Detroit — keeping firefighters busy for Saturday afternoon.
Some residents were forced to jump from windows on the upper floors to escape the blaze.
For the sixth time in recent months, a suspicious fire strikes Detroit’s Heidelberg Project.
“I was just laying in my bed and I heard a couple booms.”
After several suspected cases of arson, supporters plan to start neighborhood patrols and install security cameras at the Heidelberg Project.