As Detroit Burns, DFD Investigates Only 20% Of Suspicious Fires

Failures in the Fire Department are prompting calls for Fire Commissioner Don Austin to retire. Steve Neavling, Motor City Muckraker The Detroit Fire Department reported an eye-popping 41% drop in arsons last year, a sunning feat considering Mayor Bing’s administration closed down seven firehouses and laid off firefighters that summer. Turns out, arsons were vastly […]