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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Detroit, MI. Manistque & E Warren 7-21-12

Shortly after mid-night the city sprang back to a Detroit Normal and within a few minutes the first of several Box Alarms rang out over the radio. (its always strange how the city goes from nothing then two or three heavily involved building come in within minutes of each other, makes you think...) A box for Manistique & East Warren was dispatched, This was a 1/4 of a mile from Eng 52s house. They arrived a gave stretching on the dwelling. A few minutes later SQ-6 arrived and updated it to a 3 story apartment building w/fire though-out. At that time we took the 10min ride to find fire though the roof of the dwelling. As we walked down the road we could hear a 2nd box for about a mile away. After a short time we headed to that location and found crews on scene with a dwelling already collapsed.(no photos from the 2nd fire).