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New Home, Hope For Detroit Family

A family burned out during the recent rash of fires in Detroit has received the keys to a new home thanks to the generosity of a small businessman.

09/16/2010

Burned Neighborhood Battles Rats

A Detroit neighborhood hit hard by last week’s fires that tore through dozens of homes and buildings is now facing a new problem — rats. 

09/16/2010

Council Calls For Fire Investigation

Detroit City Council is calling for an investigation into the fires that destroyed more than 70 houses last week.

09/14/2010

Detroit Mayor Bing Visits Fire-Ravaged Neighborhood

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing making a surprise visit to one of the Detroit neighborhoods ravaged by a series of house fires last week.

09/14/2010

Death Toll In Massive Calif. Fire Likely To Rise

Fire crews tried to douse the remnants of an enormous blaze and account for the residents of dozens of homes Friday after a gas line ruptured and an explosion ripped through in a neighborhood near […]

09/10/2010

Detroit Fire Stats: 29 Occupied Homes Burned

City officials say preliminary reports show 29 occupied homes were among 71 structures that burned during a series of wind-fed fires that struck a number of Detroit neighborhoods.

09/10/2010

Demolition For Detroit Homes Hit By Fire

Demolition crews are tearing down the first batch of about 20 houses gutted by fires that raged earlier this week across parts of Detroit.

09/10/2010

U of M Officials Have A Plan To Prevent Fires

The University of Michigan and Ann Arbor police are teaming up to silence any concerns about fires on or near campus this fall.

09/09/2010

Union Leader: Fires "A Long Time In The Making"

The head of the Detroit firefighters union is refuting claims that Tuesday’s fires were a natural disaster and instead says the fires were a disaster “waiting to happen.”

09/09/2010

Colorado Wildfires Grow, 135 Homes Destroyed

Four people are missing in Colorado, where a wildfire burning in the foothills near Boulder is only 10 percent contained. Authorities say it’s destroyed at least 135 homes, making the blaze the most destructive in […]

09/09/2010

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