Date: Friday, April 29, 2022
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Scott VanderEnde, Operations Division, 269-337-8994
Kalamazoo, MI: On Friday, April 29, 2022, at approximately 1230 a.m. Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to a structure fire in the 1800 block of Shirelane. Upon arrival, there was heavy smoke and fire coming from the front of the residence. The fire was initially knocked down from the exterior which allowed an interior team to gain entry. The fire was brought under control in under 10 minutes.
A family of three was displaced, however the Red Cross was able to provide housing. There were no injuries to the residents or firefighters. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Gretchen Mayo