Detroit works to open more warming centers overnight as most reach capacity

DETROIT – Emergency warming centers in Detroit reached full capacity as people sought shelter from the cold temperatures.

  • Watch Tim Pamplin's report from Local 4 News at 11 above.

The mayor's office contacted Medstar ambulance company, asking for help setting up more warming centers.

Another center was set up at St Peter & Paul Jesuit Church and that quickly almost reached capacity with 78 of 100 beds full by 11 p.m., according to crews.

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Warming center opened at St Peter & Paul Jesuit Church in Detroit. Jan. 29, 2019. (WDIV)

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