Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Micheal Kantz and Ashley Stone helped calm a 42-year-old resident when her house caught on fire earlier this month.
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Tuesday, March 19
Submitted by Diana Nader Driving home down Grindley Park, Micheal Kantz and Ashley Stone were startled when a barefoot hysterical woman jumped in front of their car. The woman, Dearborn resident Sara Ciampa, was so panic-stricken that it took the couple several attempts to understand what she was saying. When they realized her house was on fire, they took immediate action. Kantz did his best to console the woman, even offering her his shoes and coat at one point, while Stone called the fire department. Ciampa was distraught at the thought of her cats, still in the house, being harmed. The couple, along with their four-month-old daughter Madilynn, waited with Ciampa until police and fire departments showed up. “With the world being the way …
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Fire officials say the call for the blaze came in as a kitchen fire.
Fluffy is one lucky kitty. The longhaired cat was saved in a house fire on the 5400 block of Steadman in Dearborn on Sunday evening by members of the Dearborn Fire Department, who carried the feline resident out of the home. Fire officials say the call came in as a kitchen fire, although the exact cause is not yet known. Sadly, another cat located within the home did not survive. No human residents were injured in the fire. Stations 1, 3 and 4 responded to the call.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The family in the home was able to escape, and no one was injured in the fire on Columbia Street in Dearborn.
The heat of summer got much hotter on Thursday when a fire on Columbia Street in Dearborn completely destroyed a family's garage–and nearly took their home, too. No one was injured in the blaze. Firefighters from stations one, two and four responded to the fire around 11:15 a.m. at the home on Columbia, located between the intersections of Pardee and Summer. According to Dearborn Fire Department Batallion Chief Andy Lenaghan, the fire began in the garage. However, the close proximity of the structure to the house allowed for the fire to jump onto the exterior of the home. Eventually, the fire broke a window in one of the home's bedrooms. "It was mainly smoke damage inside," Lenaghan reported. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze …
Monday, July 11, 2011
At least three house fires were reported Monday in west Dearborn, while multiple homes were damaged by downed trees and branches.
At least three house fires were reported Monday afternoon in Dearborn in the wake of a severe thunderstorm that left 1,500 DTE Energy customers without power, as well as knocked out streetlights and downed trees all over the city. House fires were reported on Woodcrest Drive north of Cherry Hill, Alexandrine Street west of Military and Marlboro Street between Kensington Court and Outer Drive. First reports indicate that no one was hurt in any of the fires. At the home on Alexandrine, neighbors stood and watched the scene unfold as Dearborn firefighters battled the blaze, which had spread through the entire house and rendered the structure unsafe for entry. Pat Reiter, a neighbor on Alexandrine, said that the two-story home belongs to a …