19100 Block Of Helen
Detroit’s East Side (1215AM): Detroit Fire’s 9th Battalion were dispatched early Thursday morning on reports of a dwelling fire in the 19100 block of Helen. Detroit Fire’s Engine 56 arrived and started putting water on the fire, reporting there may be people trapped.
Companies found the bodies of 3 persons, burned beyond recognition, in the living room of the dwelling. It’s unknown if they perished in the fire or were victims of a crime.
Witnesses on scene report they saw someone flee from the dwelling shortly after the fire started.
Reports indicate the Detroit Police 11th Precinct has taken 2 people into custody for questioning. DPD’s Arson Team is investigating.
Companies Assigned: Detroit Fire’s Battalion Chief 9, Engines 60 50 56 Hamtramck Engine 1, Ladder Truck 23 Squad 3 Arson Car DEMS