On Tuesday May 7th, 2019 at approximately 1:20pm, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the 1500 block of N. Pitcher St. for a report of a warehouse fire at Graphics Packaging.
Public Safety Officers arrived on scene within minutes of the call and found fire coming from roof. Due to the size of the warehouse a second alarm was initiated to bring additional resources and manpower to the scene. Fire ground operations continued for over four hours until the fire could be fully extinguished. At this time there are no reported injuries to employees or firefighters. The cause of the blaze is currently under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s office.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-488-8911, Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Date: May 7th, 2019
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Matthew Huber, Captain Operations Division, 337-8142
By authority of: Lt. Scott VanderEnde