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Tanker Truck Fire Near Opdyke and Square Lake (video)

July 11th 2020

Multiple witnesses have reported that a fire with a thick black smoke plume came from a tanker truck that caught fire near Opdyke and E. Square Lake Road around 9pm Saturday.

Fire Destroys Fitness Center/Warehouse in Oak Park

May 28th 2019

Fire Destroys Fitness Center/Warehouse in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2019) Oak Park, MI – A fire broke out Tuesday evening at a building that appears to house a fitness studio and a vinyl wrap warehouse.   13321 Northend Avenue, Oak Park, MI is listed as the address for Performance 80 Fitness Studio, and […]

Fire Damages Home in Hazel Park

February 1st 2019

Fire Damages Home in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2019) Hazel Park, MI- Firefighters were called to West Garfield between John R and North Chrysler Drive Friday afternoon to extinguish a house fire.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.  There did not appear to be any injuries and a neighbor told […]

Fire on Carroll Lake Road in Commerce Township under Investigation

January 7th 2019

Fire on Carroll Lake Road in Commerce Township under Investigation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Jan. 7, 2019) Commerce Township, MI – Deputies and the Commerce Township Fire Department responded to the 5000 block of Carroll Lake Rd at approximately 1:36am on the report of a residential structure fire. The home was abandoned at the time […]

Rush Hour Vehicle Fire at 8 Mile and Woodward

January 7th 2019

Rush Hour Vehicle Fire at 8 Mile and Woodward (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2019) Ferndale, MI – At the height of rush hour traffic Monday, a vehicle driving on Westbound 8 Mile under the Woodward overpass was disabled due to a fire in the engine compartment.  Ferndale Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames.  Traffic was […]

Christmas Morning Fire Guts Apartments on Dequindre

December 25th 2018

Christmas Morning Fire Guts Apartments on Dequindre (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2018) Sterling Heights, Troy, MI – A fire Christmas morning has gutted several apartments in the Sterling Troy Apartment building at Dequindre and Wisconsin, just south of Maple Road in Sterling Heights. Several fire departments, including Sterling Heights and Troy arrived at 34400 […]

Van and Mini Bus Catch Fire in Detroit

October 18th 2018

  Van and Mini Bus Catch Fire in Detroit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2018) Detroit, MI- At about 2:30pm on Oct. 18 Detroit Firefighters responded to a fire on Plainview near Trojan, a neighborhood near 8 Mile and Evergreen.  Two vehicles were in flames, a mini bus and a van. The vehicles were located […]

Fire Causes Damage at Withington West Apartments in Ferndale

October 15th 2018

Fire Causes Damage at Withington West Apartments in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2018) Ferndale, MI- At about 8:30pm Monday night some residents of Withington West apartments were evacuated due to a fire that started in a fourth floor apartment. Withington West is a 68-unit property of the Ferndale Housing Commission.  It is home […]

Farmington Hills City-Wide Open House Sept. 30

August 30th 2018

Farmington Hills City-Wide Open House Sept. 30 Farmington Hills, MI- The City of Farmington Hills will host a City-Wide Open House on Sunday, September 30 from noon to 4 p.m. on the City Hall campus at the corner of Eleven Mile and Orchard Lake Roads. Learn about the Fire Department, the Police Department, the Division […]

Fire Chief McGee Makes Holly Full-Time Focus, Announces New Station and More

July 25th 2018

Fire Chief McGee Makes Holly Full-Time Focus, Announces New Station and More (Drew Saunders, July 25, 2018) Holly, MI – Holly Fire Chief Steve McGee is excited to expand the scope, efficiency and quality of the services provided to the village that he now serves full-time. McGee’s years of experience have already been an asset […]