A suspected serial arsonist accused of setting fire to numerous vacant houses on Detroit’s east side over the past month has been arrested and charged on several felony counts.
A team of Detroit arson investigators with guns drawn arrested a popular fire videographer Sunday night on a felony charge stemming from a citizen’s arrest he made on an arsonist earlier this month.
The once-elegant University Club was gutted by a second-alarm fire after the owner neglected the building.
Detroit arson investigators raided the home of a popular fire videographer after he made a citizen’s arrest on a woman lighting a furniture store on fire.
Workers on forklifts were still in the building when the fire broke out.
Many of the fires spread to adjacent structures, and at least two rigs broke down.
In January, federal agents rescued as many as 20 women who allegedly were drugged, tortured and forced to have sex with customers.
A suspect is in custody and could soon be charged with murder.
Five people were killed and four seriously injured in an apartment fire in Detroit.
One firefighter was injured, and a puppy was saved from a burning house.