Update July 3, 2020: The 5 year old female has passed away.
3 Others Injured On Pierson St
Detroit’s West Side: Detroit Fire’s 2nd Battalion were dispatched to a dwelling fire in the 8600 block of Pierson early Tuesday morning at 2:48AM.
Companies responding were notified by Central Dispatch civilians were trapped inside the dwellings. Battalion Chief 2 notified all responding companies to be prepared to mount a search upon arrival.
Detroit EMS Medics and a DEMS supervisor were also dispatched to the scene.
Battalion Chief 2 notified Central Dispatch that 2 civilians had been rescued from inside the dwelling and requested additional DEMS Medics to the scene for 2 additional casualties.
The children, reported to be 9 and 6 years old were conveyed; in cardiac arrest, to Children’s Hospital by DEMS Medic 5 with Detroit Fire’s Squad 1 assisting. An additional 2 adults were conveyed to Sinai-Grace Hospital by DEMS Medic 22. DEMS Medic 17 remained on the fire scene as stand-by while Detroit Fire’s 2nd Battalion fought the fire. Reports indicate the 9 year old female died of her injuries, the 5 year old female is in critical condition. The 2 adults conveyed to Sinai-Grace were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Detroit Police Arson Car 810 was also dispatched to the scene.
Detroit Fire 2nd Battalion Companies Assigned To The Fire Scene:
Engines 53 55 57 Ladder Truck 27 Squad 1 Battalion Chief 2
DEMS Medics 5, 22, 17 and DEMS Supervisor 1105