Fire News

Published July 30, 2021

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 11:30 a.m. July 29, Royal Oak firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the attic of a house in the 300 block of North Kenwood Avenue, near 11 Mile and North Campbell roads.

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Published July 20, 2021

A fire on the roof of Big Boy restaurant, 200 W. Maple Road, has left the restaurant temporarily closed. Restaurant owner Gerry Vento said it could be up to 60 days before his business is able to reopen.  Firefighters were dispatched to the restaurant after 6 p.m.

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Published July 13, 2021

TROY — Residents living on the 500 block of South Boulevard, near Montclair Drive, were awoken early July 1 to find the detached garage that sits behind their home, housing five vehicles and a large number of combustible materials, in flames.

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Published July 13, 2021

TROY — A large black cloud of smoke and flames billowed into the sky around 1:15 p.m. July 12 after a fuel tanker carrying 14,000 gallons of fuel crashed into the center median of northbound Interstate 75 Highway. 

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Published July 10, 2021

EASTPOINTE — At its regular meeting July 6, the Eastpointe City Council voted 4-1 to approve two measures to restrict fireworks sales to brick and mortar locations.

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Published July 9, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Fire Department is in the business of helping people, but one local firefighter went a step further over the past year to help children experiencing hair loss.

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Published June 24, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township couple is facing arson charges after allegedly using a pay stub with personal information on it to set fire to a home in Oakland Township, twice.

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Published June 24, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With the large bay doors open wide to let in the fresh air, friends, family and coworkers gathered to celebrate the retirements, promotions and new jobs of 23 people at the St. Clair Shores Fire Department.

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Published June 16, 2021

CENTER LINE — A morning fire on June 16 sent a cloud of smoke from the roof of Taylor Door Co. skyward and brought emergency crews from Center Line, Warren and the Detroit Arsenal to the business on 10 Mile Road, east of Van Dyke Avenue.

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Published June 12, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP/DETROIT — Step by step, they made their way through the stadium in full gear.

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Published June 7, 2021

UTICA — A baby was safely delivered in Utica Feb. 19 thanks to three Utica firefighter paramedics who were called to help outside the Holiday Inn.

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Published June 4, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores Fire officials responded to the 21000 block of Woodbridge Street after receiving a report of a house with visible fire at 3:22 p.m. May 28.

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Published May 27, 2021

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — Members of the Farmington Hills police and fire departments, along with officers from the Farmington Public Safety Department, received cardiac health screening tests as part of the Hearts for Heroes program back in December.

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Published May 26, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Fire Department is nearing the end of a unique training opportunity.  

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Published May 21, 2021

WARREN — A week and a half after a fire in the midnight hour on May 8 ravaged four units and damaged four more at the Warren Manor Apartments, an investigation into the cause remained ongoing at press time.

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Published May 13, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — When firefighters barrel into a building to battle a structure fire, Rochester Hills Fire Chief Sean Canto said, the smoke is so thick it’s essentially like putting a black blindfold over your eyes.

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Published May 11, 2021

WARREN — A fire in the midnight hour ravaged four units and damaged four more at the Warren Manor Apartments on Dequindre Road south of Nine Mile Road on May 8. 

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Published May 10, 2021

CLAWSON — At approximately 8:27 a.m. May 10, the Clawson Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at an apartment complex located at 430 N. Crooks Road, north of West 14 Mile Road.

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Published May 7, 2021

CENTER LINE — A fire at the Lawrence Park senior apartments that sent one resident to the hospital and left three others needing treatment at the scene was probably caused by smoking in the bedroom of a seventh-floor unit, according to Division Fire Chief Charles Schubert of the Center Line Public Safety Department.

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Published May 7, 2021

TROY — A family of nine are all safe and accounted for after escaping a structure fire that started during the early morning hours of May 6 in the family’s attached garage at their home in the 2000 block of Lovington Drive. 

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