Detroit Fire Chief Gary Fisher says, if the fire had spread, the results could have been catastrophic.
“We had a couple of our detectives open an envelope this morning and when they opened the envelope, they found some white powder inside.”
An evacuation was ordered after officials realized the building might contain hazardous materials.
“I was just laying in my bed and I heard a couple booms.”
Four people were treated at the scene of a chemical spill at the CSX rail yard in Southwest Detroit.
Officials say a 20 to 50 gallon oil spill in the Red Run River near Warren and Sterling Heights has been contained.
A stretch of I-75 was closed for hours between Saginaw and Flint after a tanker truck hauling acrylic acid overturned.
Some Downriver gym members went without a workout Saturday as the LA Fitness in Allen Park was closed for several hours due to a possible hazmat situation.
With no team, 911 dispatchers will work with first responders in the Flint area to seek help from a neighboring county.
A scare for Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies as they’re called to a crash scene that included a vehicle carrying radioactive material.