Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Jay Shatara, PIO, 269-337-8945
Kalamazoo, MI: Saturday, May 20, 2023, at approximately 9:47 p.m. Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to a structure fire in the 1400 block of West Main. Upon arrival, there was fire and smoke coming from the front porch of the residence. A quick exterior attack knocked the flames down and prevented the fire from fully extending into the residence. The fire was brought under control in 10 minutes
The fire damage was contained to the porch and the front of the residence. One resident and a cat escaped uninjured. No firefighters were injured, and the Red Cross was notified. The fire is under investigation by the Fire Marshall’s office.
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