Detroit News

Michigan Woman Says Fire Response Wasn’t Swift

A suburban Detroit, Mich., woman who returned home to find a basement fire says she was told by authorities that no firefighters were immediately available because they were responding to a separate house fire. The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens …

Michigan Fire Destroys 6 City Buses Costing $2M

Officials say an early-morning fire at a Detroit Department of Transportation bus yard destroyed six buses costing a total of more than $2 million. The fire Wednesday sent thick, black smoke into the air on the city’s west side. Officials …

Michigan Mayor Says Halloween Fires Down

Detroit, Mich., Mayor Dave Bing says fires during the Halloween period fell 44 percent from a year earlier. Bing told reporters Tuesday that the number of structure fires reported in the three-day span totaled 94, compared with 169 in the …