Kalamazoo, MI: On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at approximately 10:49 p.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety received a report of a structure fire in the 1800-block of Elder Street. First arriving officers observed flames coming from the rear of the residence and immediately began fire suppression measures. The fire was extinguished quickly. Two residents were able to escape the rapidly evolving fire. After initial fire suppression was completed, officers were able to rescue two dogs from the home. At this time, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sergeant Kyle Vosburg
Date: July 3, 2019
Address: 150 East Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Brad Misner, Criminal Investigation Division, 269-337-8139