It began innocently enough: Young pranksters draped toilet paper on trees and threw eggs at houses in Detroit.
“It’s ridiculous. We simply don’t have enough rigs to cover the city,” said Mike Nevin, president of the Detroit Fire Firefighters Association.
Police may be closer to solving the murder of Detroit firefighter David Madrigal.
Seven people, including three children, were injured when a fire broke out inside their east-side Detroit home early this morning.
Motor City Muckraker tracked every fire as part of a one-year project that led to reforms and the ousting of top fire officials.
A one-year Motor City Muckraker investigation found that the city’s antiquated water system and hydrants are in far worse condition than Detroit was willing to admit.
Detroit firefighters are raising money in hopes of finding the killer of David Madrigal, a beloved fireman who was found bludgeoned to death in his west-side home on Monday.
David Madrigal was preparing to retire next year to enjoy his life as a grandfather.
The 59-year-old was a beloved firefighter and proud grandfather.
It was another bad day for Detroit’s aging fleet of rigs.