Hundreds of boats damaged as multiple crews battle Monroe County marina fire
LA SALLE, Mich. – Dozens of fire crews battled a three-alarm fire Friday Morning at the Toledo Beach Marina in La Salle. ORIGINAL STORY: Video: Large fire burns at Toledo Beach Marina in Monroe CountyDec. 7 update: Fire chief: Cause of Toledo Beach Marina fire may never be determinedThe fire was called in just before 7 a.m. By noon, firefighters were able to get some of the flames under control, but there was still significant smoke from the area. At one point, the smoke was so thick, the flashing emergency lights of first responders could barely be seen. An entire building filled with hundreds of boats was nearly destroyed on the shore of Lake Erie. Despite being on the shore of Lake Erie, crews were unable to get enough water to battle the fire properly.
62-year-old man dies in fire at Port Huron residence
PORT HURON, Mich. – A 62-year-old man died in a fire at a residence in Port Huron Thursday afternoon. The Port Huron Fire Department says at about 6:36 p.m. crews responded to a building fire in the 600 block of 12th Street. Upon arrival, firefighters were notified of a possible victim in an upstairs bedroom who was unable to move due to a medical condition, officials said. Crews worked to put out “heavy fire” in the second story of the home, with flames reaching more than 10 feet in the air. Once the fire was put out, crews found the body of a 62-year-old man who was beyond lifesaving assistance.
Crews battle fire in building near coney islands in Downtown Detroit
DETROIT – Crews were battling a fire on Thursday afternoon in a building attached to Lafayette Coney Island in Downtown Detroit. The building, former home to the Bathtub Pub and current home to Tip Toe Shoe Repair, caught fire Thursday afternoon Michigan Avenue near W. Lafayette. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. Lafayette Coney Island and American Coney Island don’t appear to be damaged, according to a Local 4 photographer at the scene. Check back for updates.
Apartment building fire possibly caused by lightning in Rochester Hills, officials say
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. An apartment building caught fire in Rochester Hills early Sunday morning, possibly after being struck by lightning. (Rochester Hills Fire Department)Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze in about two hours. Officials say one Rochester Hills firefighter was taken to the hospital for exhaustion but is in good condition. The apartment building sustained significant damage in the blaze. Officials say it is possible that lightning had caused the fire.
2 dead in Alpena Township building fire
ALPENA TOWNSHIP, Mich. Two bodies were found among debris after a building caught fire in Alpena Thursday afternoon, according to authorities. A video of the fire was provided by Michigan State Police:An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire and deaths of the two individuals. Troopers and firefighters responded to a building fire in Alpena Township on Aug. 13, 2020. Photo provided by Michigan State Police. (Michigan State Police)Stay with Local 4 News as we provide updates on this developing story.