Arson suspected after fire at Planned Parenthood building in Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A Planned Parenthood building in West Michigan caught on fire Sunday afternoon, and officials believe it was a case of arson

Kalamazoo police reported that the fire that took place on the 4200 block of West Michigan Avenue was intentional. Officials are looking for the suspect who was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket.

According to WOOD out of Grand Rapids, the fire started around 4:10 p.m. The clinic was closed at the time of the fire and officials state that no one was hurt.

The Grand Rapids NBC affiliate states that minor damage was done and was limited to the outside of the building.

Below is a surveillance photo of the suspect. If anyone has any information about the fire or who the suspect might be contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8120.


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Elizabeth Washington is a Digital Producer and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.