5 Charged In String Of Flint Fires

Authorities in Flint have charged five people in connection with a recent string of fires at vacant structures on the city’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011

Arson Suspected In String Of Fires In Flint

Authorities in Flint have responded to string of 11 fires, including a salvage yard blaze and eight suspected arsons at abandoned homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2011

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Red Cross Asks For Assistance This Holiday Weekend

The Southeast Michigan Red Cross responded to a record number of fires this week and it’s stretching them to their limits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2011

Crews In Flint Battle 11 Fires At Vacant Homes

Three firefighters suffered heat exhaustion while battling a string of 11 fires at vacant homes in Flint early Tuesday that may have been intentionally set.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011

Pontiac Officials Investigate Rash Of Fires

Pontiac officials are investigating a rash of fires, including four this past weekend, believed set by more than one arsonist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2011

Volunteers Stepping Up To Keep Detroit Fire-Free On Angels Night

Angels Night in Detroit is just around the corner. And, city leaders and volunteers are stepping up to help keep the city fire-free.


Deadline For Report On Detroit Wildfires Extended

A state agency has extended a deadline for a report on fallen power lines and wind-fed wildfires that burned 71 houses and garages while raging across several Detroit neighborhoods.


UP Fire Official Faces 9 Arson Counts

Chippewa County Sheriff officials say an Upper Peninsula assistant fire chief in Hulbert has been charged with nine felony counts of arson.


Burned Out Residents Sound Off At Hearing

Angry residents told the Public Service Commission that DTE Energy didn’t do enough to prevent the firestorm that devastated Detroit on September 7th.


Lawmaker Seeks Federal Help After Detroit Fires

State Sen. Hansen Clarke is meeting with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials in Washington to discuss aid to Detroit following a series of fires that destroyed 29 occupied homes in several neighborhoods.