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41-Year Prison Sentence Set Aside In Detroit Firefighter’s Death

Mario Willis was accused of paying a handyman $20 to burn down an abandoned house in 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2015

Mario Willis, far left, was sentenced to 41 years in prison. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Man Sentenced A 2nd Time In Death Of Detroit Firefighter

A judge has again sentenced a convicted arsonist to at least 41 years in prison for a fire that killed a Detroit firefighter in 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

Brian Woehlke

Homicide Probe Opens In Firefighter’s Arson Death

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2013

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Procession Honors Fallen Westland Firefighter

A crowd of hundreds lined the funeral procession route Monday morning to pay final respects to a lost hero:

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Brian Woehlke

Public Memorial Planned For Fallen Firefighter

Funeral plans are set for a Westland firefighter who was killed this week while battling a fire at Westland strip mall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2013

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Firefighter Dies Battling Strip Mall Blaze

Rescue crews have recovered the body of a firefighter who died while fighting a fire at a Westland shopping center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

New Hearing Ordered In Detroit Fireman’s Death

The Michigan appeals court has ordered a new hearing to determine the prison sentence for a man whose fire killed a Detroit firefighter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

Riverview Firefighter Remembered As Friend To All

A longtime Riverview firefighter is being remembered as someone who made friends everywhere he went.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012