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  • Aretha Faces Fire Subpoena

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    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Investigators are closing in on an arson suspect in the October fire that destroyed singer Aretha Franklin's Michigan mansion, and may subpoena the reticent Queen of Soul to answer questions about the case.


  • Cause Of Residential Fire Accidental

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    Grand Haven Tribune
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    A residential fire in Grand Haven Township Tuesday afternoon caused more than $100,000 damage and sent the home's owners and a firefighter to the hospital, according to authorities.


  • Chelsea Fire Department

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    Chelsea Standard
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Firefighters were dispatched to the 15000 block of Gorton Road in Waterloo Township. Someone fell off a ladder onto a concrete slab and was taken to Chelsea Community Hospital.


  • Final Salute For Fire Chief

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    Mlive
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    More than 100 firefighters, law-enforcement officers and EMTs from around Michigan gathered Wednesday to mourn the death of Bangor Township Fire Chief Leonard F. Klida Jr.


  • More Time Needed in Aretha Franklin Blaze

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    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    It will be at least a week before the Oakland County (Mich.) Prosecutor's Office files charges against the person they suspect set one of Aretha Franklin's homes on fire.


  • Fire Protection Will Continue Inspite of Revenue Cuts

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    Ionia Sentinel-Standard
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    IONIA -- A 3.5 percent revenue sharing cut amounts to a $60,000 loss for the City of Ionia, but those cuts will not have a major impact on fire protection services for the coverage area, including the prisons


  • Fire Kills Woman in Manistee

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    Ludington Daily News
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    MANISTEE TWP. — A woman was killed in a fire this morning at her home near Manistee.