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on Steve Neavling October 4, 2018
Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer maintains a strong lead; the head of the Detroit firefighters union is calling for the commissioner to be fired over bizarre new policy; and bad news for unemployed people hoping to get food assistance.
on Steve Neavling December 22, 2017
Another bold act of retaliation in the embattled Detroit Fire Department?
on Steve Neavling November 5, 2015
Less than a month after Mayor Duggan fired the head of the Detroit Fire Department, another top official is gone.
on Steve Neavling October 22, 2015
Crime & Fire, Fire, Headline
Eric Jones is determined to clean up the dysfunctional culture within the top ranks of the Detroit Fire Department.
on Steve Neavling October 14, 2015
The monumental task of reforming the beleaguered Detroit Fire Department is now in the hands of a former assistant police chief with managerial prowess but no experience fighting fires.
on Steve Neavling May 26, 2015
Crime & Fire, Fire, Headline, posts
When Detroit firefighters arrived to a massive fire from a tanker explosion near downtown on I-75 this weekend, there was little they could do but wait. And wait. And wait.
on Steve Neavling March 21, 2014
Crime & Fire, Featured Stories, Fire, posts
The Detroit Fire Department has been flirting with calamity since then-Mayor Bing laid off firefighters, closed stations and cut money for emergency safety repairs.
on Steve Neavling August 28, 2013
Crime & Fire, Headline, posts
Detroiters have had enough. Arsons are burning out neighborhood cores.
on Steve Neavling February 8, 2013
Crime & Fire, Fire, posts
The Jan. 29 fire raced through the cement-and-brick building on Gratiot just south of I-94, causing ammunition to explode.
on Steve Neavling February 4, 2013
City Government, Crime & Fire, Fire, Government, Mayor's Office, posts
More than half of Detroit’s fire trucks are broken down or out of service.