Three-alarm fire destroys Eastpointe grocery store

Firefighters battle blaze at 5 Star Food Center


EASTPOINTE, Mich. – Smoked filled the air of Eastpointe Saturday night as firefighters fought to extinguish a blaze at a grocery store on 8 Mile Road and Redmond Avenue.

Firefighters rushed to the 5 Star Food Center just after 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The Detroit Fire Department arrived first, but were dismissed when Eastpointe firefighters arrived.

Investigators say early indications point to a possible electrical fire as the cause of the blaze.

No injuries were reported.