Best Places For A Bonfire In Metro Detroit

One of the best parts about living in rural Detroit is the smell and sights of a good bonfire; here’s where to find ’em!


The Heidelberg Project's House of Soul burned to the ground in a case of suspected arson. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

$5K Reward Offered In Heidelberg Project Arson Case

The ATF believes the public could be the difference maker in solving this case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

Authorities: Fires Started By Molotov Cocktails

Authorities in southwestern Michigan say a string of fires were started by Molotov cocktails.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

Taken at from the scene of the Duck Lake wildfire in the eastern Upper Peninsula. (Credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources/Facebook)

100 Properties Damaged As UP Wildfires Blaze

An out of control wildfire in the Upper Peninsula now spans 22,000 acres. The DNR says many structures have been destroyed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

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Suspects Sought In U-M Residence Hall Arson Fires

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012

2011 Chevrolet Volt on test in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2011 (File)

GM Offer Free Loaner Cars To Volt Owners

General Motors says it will offer free loaner cars to Chevy Volt owners if they’re concerned about the cars catching fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

SALEM, MA - OCTOBER 27:  Costumed people dressed as witches walk though the street next to the old Town Hall as they visit the town where, back in 1692, witch trials took place, October 27, 2005  in Salem, Massachusetts. Thousands of tourists come to attend the large Halloween festival.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mayor Bing: Weekend’s Arson Fires Down 50%

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

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Detroit Angels’ Night Campaign Kicks Off

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

Detroit Firefighters, Police Prepare For ‘Angel’s Night’

In a typical 24-hour period in Detroit, 20 to 30 fires are reported, but the night before Halloween sees a dramatic rise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

Federal regulators are stepping up their investigation into potential steering problems on almost 60,000 BMW Mini cars. (Getty Image)

Safety Regulators Checking Into Mini Engine Fires

The federal government is investigating a number of engine fires in Mini Coopers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011