Kalamazoo, MI: On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at approximately 1643 hours, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the 800 Block of S. Rose for a report of a house on fire.
Public Safety Officers arrived on scene within minutes of the call and found the front of the residence heavily involved in fire. Fire suppression efforts were conducted and the blaze was extinguished after approximately 30 minutes. No occupants were home at the time of the incident and no civilians or firefighters were injured. Damage was limited the front porch, living room and 1st floor area of the home. The cause of the blaze is currently under investigation by the Fire Marshall’s office.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8994, The Criminal Investigations Division at 337-8139, Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Sean Gordon
Date: June 29th, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Captain Operations Division, 337-8139