On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at 5:09 pm, Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to the 300 block of Garfield for the report of a garage fire. When officers arrived on scene they found that the garage was being used as a living space and search/rescue operations were initiated. Fire suppression efforts were also started and the fire was quickly extinguished. No residents were found inside the garage. No civilians or firefighters were injured in this incident. The fire cause is being treated as a possible arson and is under investigation by the Fire Marshal.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994, Silent Observer at 343-2100 or report online at www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt Danielle Guilds
Date: December 3rd, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy, Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Acting Captain Matthew Huber, Kalamazoo Operations Division, 269-337-8142