5 buildings damaged in Jackson fire, officials say
JACKSON, MI -- Flames and smoke damaged at least five buildings in Jackson Wednesday night, officials said. At about 6 p.m. Dec. 15, the Jackson Fire Department was dispatched to the 400 block of Randolph Street for a three-alarm fire, Jackson Assistant Fire Chief Tim Gonzales said. While the fire remains under investigation, officials believe it may have started from a stove fire on the first floor, Gonzales said. The fire reached the home’s gas meter, causing the further spread of the flames, Gonzales said. More from the Jackson Citizen Patriot:5th grader and father face charges for threatening girl’s classmate, police say‘Wind-driven’ fire destroys home in Jackson, officials sayInjured woman found walking near downtown Jackson, police sayJackson man in critical condition after gunshot to the head, police saymlive.com
Saginaw Spirit defenseman signs with Calgary Flames
Former Saginaw Spirit defenseman Ilya Solovyov signed an NHL contract Tuesday with the Calgary FlamesThe Flames drafted Solovyov in the seventh round of the 2020 NHL Draft, 205th overall. This season, the 20-year-old defenseman played for Dinamo Minsk in the KHL, scoring two goals with seven assists in 41 games. The Belarus native played for the Spirit in the 2019-20 season after Saginaw picked him in the first round of the 2019 CHL Import Draft. Solovyov scored seven goals with 33 assists for the Spirit for 40 points, second among Saginaw defensemen behind Mason Millman, who signed with the Philadelphia Flyers.mlive.com
NCAA Tournament 2021 Midwest Region Preview: Fresh Off Big Ten Title Illinois Looks For First Final Four Since 2005
(CBS Local)- The Fighting Illini are a top seed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2005 season. They’re Top 10 in offensive efficiency and Top 20 in defensive efficiency. Other than a win over Texas Tech, they have just one other win over a tournament team, splitting their series with Wichita State. They’re top 30 in offensive efficiency, shooting 54.7% from inside the arc and taking care of the ball (11.1 turnovers per game). 13 LibertyThe Flames won the Atlantic Sun regular season and tournament titles en route to their tournament bid.detroit.cbslocal.com
Kalamazoo firefighters battling ‘fully involved’ house fire
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Flames engulfed a Kalamazoo house late Thursday in the area of Charles and Phelps avenues. The fire was reported about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11 and is not far from East Main Street and East Michigan Avenue. Firefighters reported that flames caused overhead power lines to fall across Phelps Avenue. They called for Consumers Energy to cut power to the lines. It wasn’t immediately clear if anybody was injured.mlive.com
1 killed, 2 injured in Sterling Heights house fire
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – One person died and two were injured in a house fire that happened around 9:45 p.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Haff Drive in Sterling Heights. When officers and firefighters arrived to the home it was fully engulfed in flames. The fire is being investigated by both the city’s police and fire departments. As of now the cause of the fire is still unknown.
Fire in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood injures 7 firefighters
Seven firefighters were injured, some of them suffering minor burns, when an extra-alarm fire in the Bridgeport neighborhood “flashed over” as a large part of the interior of a coach house caught fire Friday morning, officials said.chicagotribune.com
8 hospitalized, dozens displaced in massive Mount Clemens apartment complex fire
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – Some tenants at the River North Village Apartments in Mount Clemens jumped from their balconies to escape a massive fire with heavy smoke and flames that crews worked for hours to put out overnight Sunday, a witness told Local 4 News. According to another witness, others jumped from a window to escape the fire at the apartment building on North River Road. Local 4 News reached out to the American Red Cross and Macomb County Sheriff’s Office to check on whether anyone was hurt or displaced. Fire departments from around Macomb County responded to the scene. Read more: Macomb County headlines
Rochester Hills home catches fire for the second time in less than a month
A photo of a Rochester Hills home on fire on Jan. 23, 2021. ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – On Friday night, firefighters worked to put out a fire in the 2700 block of Hickory Lawn in Rochester Hills. When firefighters arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames with heavy fire showing through the roof. Most of the bungalow style roof collapsed during the fire. According to the Rochester Hills Fire Department, the same home caught fire less than a month ago on Christmas Eve.
Burning police cruisers, fireworks, broken windows depict unbelievable scene at Grand Rapids riot
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Flames emitting from police cruisers. The sights of the riots in Grand Rapids in late spring 2020 created an unbelievable scene in the downtown of Michigan’s second-largest city. Held in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, demonstrations in Grand Rapids on that day started out peaceful. 35 Photos of damage from Grand Rapids riotAlso on MLive:Michigan burned through 84% of its unemployment cash in 2020. Grand Rapids radio personality who died of COVID-19 remembered as loving husband and fatherRetiring prosecutor pursued justice over decades through personal tragedy, tough first yearmlive.com
Detroit firefighters pull woman, young boy from house fire on Clayburn Street
DETROIT – Detroit firefighters pulled a 20-year-old woman and a young boy from a burning home Tuesday afternoon in the 7400 block of Clayburn Street. The woman and child, who is believed to be either 4 or 5 years old, suffered burns and smoke inhalation. The woman was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital with burns over 50 percent of her body and suffering from smoke inhalation. The boy was taken to Children’s Hospital with burns, also suffering from smoke inhalation. According to the Detroit Fire Department, firefighters pulled them from the house right when they arrived about noon Tuesday.
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.
Video: Large fire burns at Toledo Beach Marina in Monroe County
LA SALLE, Mich. – Firefighters are on the scene of a three-alarm fire Friday at the Toledo Beach Marina in La Salle, Mich.Watch the video above showing the massive flames and thick smoke at the marina. Dec. 7 update: Fire chief: Cause of Toledo Beach Marina fire may never be determinedMonroe County Emergency Manager Mark Hammond said there have been no injuries reported, but hundreds, if not more, boats have been damaged or destroyed by the fire. Hammond said the biggest issue they face has been getting water to put out the fire because marinas like this one are meant for getting boats in the water, not for large trucks. They have been having a difficult time getting the fire trucks to a place where they can get water they can use. Here is a statement from the marina Friday morning, explaining all marina employees are safe and that an investigation into the cause is underway:“A fire occurred this morning at Safe Harbor Toledo Beach in LaSalle, Michigan.
Firefighters work to keep flames away from Hamtramck business
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – No one was in immediate danger as firefighters respond to an unoccupied building engulfed in flames in Hamtramck Monday night. The concern, however, is protecting equipment for a neighboring business. The building is located on Conant Street north of Davison Street. Next to the building is property with 18-wheelers and dump trucks stored. You can watch the full report in the video posted above.
4th person killed in devastating California wildfire
(AP Photo/Noah Berger)SAN FRANCISCO – Flames devoured swaths of brush and trees in Northern California on Wednesday amid unseasonably hot and dry weather. The firefighters covered themselves on the ground with the emergency shelters that look like space blankets if they are in imminent danger from flames. On Sept. 8, 14 firefighters deployed emergency shelters as flames overtook them and destroyed the fire station they were defending in the Los Padres National Forest. He was the fourth person killed by the blaze that has spread to neighboring Tehama County. The Glass and Zogg fires are among nearly 30 wildfires burning in California.
Couple killed in Van Buren Township house fire
VAN BUREN TWP., Mich. – A married couple in their 70s was killed early Thursday morning in a house fire on Lilac Lane near Belleville Road and I-94 in Van Buren Township. Patricia and Richard Johnson were killed in a fire at their home July 2, 2020 in Van Buren Township. More: Van Buren Township newsA house burned July 2, 2020 on Lilac Lane in Van Buren Township. (WDIV)A house burned July 2, 2020 on Lilac Lane in Van Buren Township. (WDIV)A house burned July 2, 2020 on Lilac Lane in Van Buren Township.
Paradise football brings a community together 1 year after devastating Camp Fire
Flames tore the community apart, but football has helped to bring it back together. The undefeated Bobcats of Paradise High School may have been playing in top-seeded Eagles' territory recently, but you wouldn't have known it from the crowd. "If you look at the stands, the whole town of Paradise is here," said running back Lukas Hartley. It's been one year since 95% of Paradise was erased by the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history. Under Friday night lights, the Bobcats won, so next up are the division championships.cbsnews.com
Liberty football vs. UMass: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
The Liberty Flames are battling the UMass Minutemen at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. TV: FloFootball/NESN at noon SaturdayHOT: Flames are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game. HOT: Flames are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog of 3.5-10.0. COLD: Minutemen are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog of 10.5 or greater. COLD: Minutemen are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a home underdog of 10.5 or greater.
Syracuse football vs. Liberty: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Andre Cisco #19 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates an interception during the first quarter against the Wagner Seahawks at the Carrier Dome on September 8, 2018 in Syracuse, New York. Now expectations are much higher for the 22nd-ranked Orange as they visit Liberty in Saturday's season opener. ABOUT LIBERTY (2018: 6-6)The Flames, in their second season as an FCS independent, played two notable opponents last season, allowing 98 points in losses to Virginia and Auburn. The Orange have two preseason All-Americans in sophomore kicker Andre Szmyt and sophomore safety Andre Cisco. PREDICTION: Syracuse 27, Liberty 24More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Rains aid in battling ponderosa pine fire near Flagstaff, Arizona
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) - Flames raged mostly unchecked for a third day through Americas largest ponderosa pine forest, threatening thousands of residents in and around Flagstaff, Arizona, but firefighters made the most of afternoon rains on Tuesday to finally take the offensive. The Museum Fire, named for the Museum of Northern Arizona not far from the blazes point of origin, has scorched at least 1,400 acres (567 hectares) of the Coconino National Forest since erupting on Sunday, fire officials said. Rugged terrain has made battling the flames difficult, said Joel Barnett, a spokesman for a multi-agency fire command led by the U.S. Forest Service. More than 500 firefighters were assigned to the blaze, one of three large fires reported this week in the sprawling Coconino National Forest, encompassing some of the largest contiguous swaths of ponderosa pine in North America. The National Interagency Fire Center tallied a total of 11 major wildfires across Arizona.feeds.reuters.com
Ferocious wildfire flames tear through NorCal towns
Flames have displaced about 23,000 people and have destroyed around 750 homes. More buildings are at risk. The fire killed retired teacher Barbara McWilliams. The disabled 72-year-old could not escape the flames. The Valley Fire is considered one of the most destructive in California history. Danielle Nottingham reports from Middletown, where flames leveled much of the town.cbsnews.com