Authorities in southwestern Michigan say a string of fires were started by Molotov cocktails.
An out of control wildfire in the Upper Peninsula now spans 22,000 acres. The DNR says many structures have been destroyed.
University of Michigan police say they’re investigating two arson cases after smoldering materials, maybe paper or napkins, were found in a lower-level supply closet at the South Quadrangle Residence Hall.
General Motors says it will offer free loaner cars to Chevy Volt owners if they’re concerned about the cars catching fire.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said there has been a 50 percent reduction in the number of fires over the first two days of the Angels’ Night campaign.
It’s once again time for the city’s annual Angels’ Night campaign, when volunteers work together to keep Detroit’s families, residents and neighborhoods safe during the Halloween weekend October 29-31.
In a typical 24-hour period in Detroit, 20 to 30 fires are reported, but the night before Halloween sees a dramatic rise.
The federal government is investigating a number of engine fires in Mini Coopers.
Authorities in Flint have charged five people in connection with a recent string of fires at vacant structures on the city’s east side.
Authorities in Flint have responded to string of 11 fires, including a salvage yard blaze and eight suspected arsons at abandoned homes.