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Police Investigating Sexual Assault Link After Massive Detroit Fire

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 03.05.2014 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — A fire gutted an apartment building early Wednesday on Detroit's west side, forcing dozens of people out of their homes, including so...

PHOTOS: Massive Fire Rages In Abandoned Factory

Posted 09.27.2013 | Crime

Detroit firefighters worked to contain a massive fire at an abandoned factory on the city's west side Thursday, WDIV-TV reports. The fire has been dec...

On Detroit Arson: 'It's A War Zone'

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2013 | Detroit

By Steve Neavling July 13 (Reuters) - On the night of July 4, some Detroit residents watched fireworks, and others just watched fires,...

REPORT: Legendary Detroit Hangout Burns In Fire

Posted 07.09.2013 | Detroit

A legendary bar, restaurant and Detroit hangout is reportedly "in ruins," according to the Michigan Chronicle. Mr. Mike's, which sits north of Midt...

Refinery Fire Extinguished

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2013 | Detroit

HOUSTON, April 27 (Reuters) - A fire on Saturday night at a Detroit crude oil refinery that forced the partial evacuation of the town of Melvindale,...

Detroit Firefighter Injured On The Job

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.03.2013 | Detroit

(DETROIT) -- A firefighter has been hospitalized following an early-morning fire in Detroit on Friday. The blaze was reported around 3 a.m., with f...

WATCH: A Year In The Life Of A Firefighter, As Seen From His Helmet

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Detroit has one of the worst problems with fires in the country. As budget cuts weaken the fire department, recent documentary "BURN: One Year on the ...

Suspicious Fire Torches Detroit Home Where 4 Were Killed

AP | Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A fire official says a suspicious fire was set at a Detroit home where four people were found shot to death earlier this week. Senior Chie...

Early Morning Fire Blazes In SW Detroit

WXYZ | Posted 01.26.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Crews are on the scene of a large commercial building fire on Detroit's southwest side. It's happening on Federal Street and Hammo...

BURN Brings Detroit's Battle to the Big Screen

Tom Putnam | Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Putnam

Detroit has more fires than any other city in America. Los Angeles averages 11 structure fires per day. Detroit, with 80 percent fewer people, averages 30. That's a crisis of epic proportions. If it was happening anywhere else, it would be national news. But not if it's in Detroit.

Paramedic Claims He Is Punished For Giving Cold, Crippled Man A Blanket

Posted 10.11.2012 | Detroit

A Detroit paramedic says that he is being brought up on departmental charges after giving a blanket to a cold, elderly man, Charlie LeDuff reports for...

Could Wayne County Stop Funding Its Arson Unit?

MLive Detroit | Posted 10.02.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — On Friday, Detroit firefighters congregated at the Fillmore Theater in Detroit to watch the documentary "Burn" about the Detroit Fire Depa...

Ashley Woods

Up In Flames: Imagination Station Burns In Early Morning Blaze

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.27.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's Imagination Station, a nonprofit project aiming to rescue two blighted homes facing Corktown's Roosevelt Park and the Michigan Central Stati...