Date: Monday, September 5, 2022
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Fire Marshal Scott Brooks, 269-337-8260
On Monday, September 5, 2022, at approximately 5:15 a.m., officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to reports of a fire in an abandoned home in the 200 block of Cooley Street.
Officers arrived at the home and observed both smoke and flames coming from the structure. The fire was brought under control in about fifteen minutes.
During fire suppression activities a firefighter suffered a minor laceration to their hand. This officer was treated, and has been released from a local hospital. No other injuries were reported as a result of this occurrence.
The Fire Marshal responded to investigate the cause of this fire. The investigation is currently ongoing.
Anyone having any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-488-8911 or the Office of the Fire Marshal at 269-337-8260.
Lieutenant Charles Treppa