Detroit Fire Captain Brett Jackson was profusely bleeding and close to death after waiting 20 minutes for help.
A probationary Detroit firefighter who was terminated for delivering an enormous watermelon wrapped in a pink bow to a predominately black fire station as “a welcome gift” has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming he was fired because he is white.
A probationary Detroit firefighter was terminated for wrapping a pink bow on a watermelon and giving it to a predominately black fire station as a gift.
It only took Detroit two years to revamp the city’s notoriously slow response times.
Firefighters, Homeland Security and Detroit police were on the scene this morning.
It began innocently enough: Young pranksters draped toilet paper on trees and threw eggs at houses in Detroit.
The three firefighters were rushed to the hospital this morning.
In the past two months, photographers in Detroit have been briefly detained, cursed at by firefighters and intentionally sprayed with water. Another photographer’s phone was smashed.
“It’s ridiculous. We simply don’t have enough rigs to cover the city,” said Mike Nevin, president of the Detroit Fire Firefighters Association.
For the past three years, Motor City Muckraker photographed fires in Detroit as part of a project to reveal the widespread damage caused by the city’s arson epidemic.