Flames were shooting from the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County building late Thursday afternoon.
WWJ listeners said the smoke could be seen a county away after the fire broke out late Tuesday morning on West McNichols between Southfield Road and Greenfield.
Officials are asking residents with breathing problems to stay indoors after winds blew heavy smoke from Canada St. Clair County.
Fire investigators have determined a garage fire started because an extension cord was overloaded with several sets of Christmas lights.
A smoky odor in parts of northern Michigan may have caused people to think there was a forest fire nearby. In fact, the fire was hundreds of miles away.
An airliner bound from Grand Rapids to Detroit made an emergency landing after pilots noticed smoke in the cockpit.
A Dearborn Heights resident is dead after a fire broke out in her home.
An electrical fire at Troy’s tallest building has forced the Society of Automotive Engineers out of their 16th floor headquarters. The Troy PNC building is located along Big Beaver Road and I-75.