Collision of EMS Vehicle, 2 Civilians Dead

by mobrian on June 7, 2009

DFD EMS Vehicle Transporting Cardiac Arrest, in an Accident with Passenger Van

Early Saturday evening a Detroit Fire Department, EMS Unit was traveling on Grand River when it was involved in an accident with a van.  Two children were thrown from the vehicle that were not restrained in the car.

The crash resulted in the death of a one year old, 58 year old and a 12 year old is in critical condition.  Five [click to continue…]


DFD Ladder 14 Quarters Has Fire

by mobrian on March 3, 2009

Firefighters Return to Find Station on Fire

The Detroit Fire Department sustained a loss this morning with the station housing Ladder 14 caught fire.  The station is located near the corner of Crane and Brinket.

The Detroit News is reporting that the fire was started by a “sleepy fire fighter” who was on night watch and lit some incense, then put a towel over a lamp.  Ladder 14 was dispatched to a possible structure fire and returned to find their house on fire.  The possible cause appears to be the towel left on the lamp.    [click to continue…]


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