Packard plant

Detroit Fire Truck. (credit: WWJ-TV)

Fire At Vacant Packard Plant, No Injuries Reported

Tipsters calling the WWJ Newsroom that they could see thick, black smoke for miles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2012

Packard Plant (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Fire At Packard Plant … ‘Burns All The Time’

Thick black smoke was sent into the air at Mount Elliot and 1-94 as a fire burned at the old Packard Plant, which a witness says always seems to be ablaze.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

Western part of the abandoned Packard automobile factory in Detroit. (Wikimedia Commons)

Plans Call For Demolishing Detroit’s Packard Plant

A man who claims ownership of one of Detroit’s most widely-known industrial ruins says he plans to demolish most or all of what remains of the sprawling facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

WWJ Photo, Ron Dewey

Flames Leap From All Four Stories Of The Old Packard Plant

Detroit fire crews had to get a little creative to knock down flames at the top of the old Packard Plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011

Photos: Transformers 3 Movie Shoot

[photogallerylink id=26737 align=left]Shooting for the upcoming film Transformers 3 has commenced at Detroit’s old Packard Plant. Set up surrounding the dilapidated, abandoned buildings, passersby can see what appears to be derailed train, plane wreckage and […]