Kalamazoo, MI: On Sunday, January 08th, 2017 at approximately 7:12 a.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to a report of a fire in the 2100 Block of Stetson. Upon arrival, officers encountered a large two story detached garage with fire coming through the roof. Officers were unable to make entry into the building to extinguish the fire due to structural concerns and fought the fire from the outside. Public Safety officers were able to extinguish the majority of the fire within 25 minutes of arriving on scene.
There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Kalamazoo Fire Marshal’s office.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Michael Kelley
Date: January 8th, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vernon Coakley, Operations Division, 337-8142