A 20-car pileup was triggered by a car plunging off of Gratiot Avenue and landing on I-375 on Thursday evening.
Firefighters, Homeland Security and Detroit police were on the scene this morning.
“There’s no words to explain what the world is missing now,” the firefighter’s daughter said in court.
While there were slightly fewer fires in 2015, arsons and destructive blazes took a nosedive this year, marking a decades-long record.
One firefighter was injured, and a puppy was saved from a burning house.
Traditionally, Devils’ Night fires peak from late Oct. 30 to early Halloween.
It began innocently enough: Young pranksters draped toilet paper on trees and threw eggs at houses in Detroit.
The city also is expected to being getting new ladder trucks, platforms, squads, ambulances and arson vehicles next year.
An irate man wielding a knife chased away photographers and threatened Detroit firefighters Tuesday night.
The three firefighters were rushed to the hospital this morning.