‘It’s unimaginable’: First responders devastated after 2 boys killed in Detroit house fire
DETROIT – It only took first responders six minutes from the time the fire broke out to make it to the home on Detroit’s east side engulfed in flames. “Units entered, we suppressed the fire and unfortunately we lost two children,” said Detroit Fire Commissioner Eric Jones. This is Christmas,” Jones said. When I got the call, I literally could not believe it.”Three other children escaped the home with several injuries. Local 4 learned that the mother had to jump from the second story with one child to make it out alive.
Family grieves for 2 boys killed in house fire in Detroit on Christmas
DETROIT – The family of Dylan and Demarion, ages 6 and 7, are still coming to terms with the sudden and untimely death of the two young boys following a house fire on Helen Street in Detroit. Dylan and Demarion were home with their mother and three other siblings when flames broke out around 8:46 a.m. Christmas morning. Previous: 2 children die in house fire on Christmas morning in DetroitFirst responders quickly arrived to rescue as many children as they could. Dylan and Demarion were not able to to escape in time. The other children are expected to be OK.Watch the full report in the video above.
Local 4 News at 6 -- Dec. 25, 2020
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at 6:What we’ve learned about a house fire that left 2 children dead, others hospitalizedTwo children were killed in an early morning house fire on Detroit’s east side. Three other children and an adult were also rushed to a hospital. The fire happened at a home on Helen Street.
Detroit police investigating fatal fire that has been ruled homicide, 3 bodies found
DETROIT Neighbors were startled, some out of their sleep just 17 minutes after midnight, when a home explosion broke out on Helen Street -- leaving three dead. READ: Detroit house fire being investigated as potential homicide after 3 bodies found insideI just heard a real big bang. We have two people in custody right now that were questioning and police are going to be treating this as a homicide, Fornell said. He was a good, guy, man. He was a real good guy, Rodriguez said.
Three people killed in fire on Detroits east side
DETROIT Three people have been killed in an early Thursday morning fire on Detroits east side. The fire happened at a home on Helen and 7 Mile roads. No ages or genders of the victims have been released. Investigators are trying to determine a cause of the fire. Stay with Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit for updates.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- June 11, 2020
Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:3 men found dead in house fire on Helen Street in Detroit; 2 arrestedThe men were found dead inside the home by firefighters. Investigators are working to figure out if the victims were killed by the fire or if they were killed before the fire, with the fire being set intentionally.
Detroit house fire being investigated as potential homicide after 3 bodies found inside
DETROIT Police took two men in for questioning Thursday after the bodies of three men and an unidentified pet were found in a burned house on Detroits east side. ORIGINAL STORY: 3 men found dead in house fire on Helen Street in Detroit; 2 arrestedPolice said they are investigating the incident as a potential homicide and are unsure if the men inside died before the fire started. Police said the fire could have started in the living room and could have been an arson to cover up the cause of death of the men inside. Deputy Commissioner David Fornell of the Detroit fire department said the bodies inside were so badly burned that they couldnt be recognized, but neighbors believe the man -- known by most as Greedy -- whos lived there for seven years was inside. He was a real good guy, a real good guy, said neighbor Gilbert Rodriguez.
3 bodies found inside Detroit home after explosion, 2 taken into custody
DETROIT Police are questioning two men about a house fire early Wednesday morning on Detroits east side. Neighbors were startled out of their sleep to the sounds of a house explosion. Police say the suspects were arrested on unrelated warrants but theyre still being questioned. Neighbors claim to have heard gunshots before the explosion and saw a person fleeing the scene after the explosion. Police said the next step is identifying the bodies and finding out how they died before they can potentially press charges on the men taken into custody.