2 Children Killed On Helen St
Detroit’s East Side: Detroit Police Scouts reported a working dwelling fire early this morning around 8:45AM. Scouts from the 11th Precinct reported they had a dwelling fire in the 20000 block of Helen St x Outer Dr.
Officers on scene reported they had 3 civilians, a mother and 2 children outside the residence and 2 children were still inside the residence. Officers attempted to enter but were unable due to the flames.
Detroit Fire’s 9th Battalion was dispatched to the scene along with Detroit EMS medics.
Arriving companies were notified 2 children were unaccounted for and immediately started a search of both floors of the 2 story dwelling. DPD reports indicated at least 1 victim had jumped out of a window to escape the flames.
Companies discovered the children, a 4 year old and a 6 year old, in a room on the 1st floor.
DEMS Medics 16, 14, 15 and DEMS Supervisor 1104 were also dispatched to the fire scene.
Companies on the fire scene:
Battalion Chief 9, Engines 50 56 60 46, Ladder Truck 23, Squad 6 Squad 3, DEMS Medics 16 14 15, Senior Chief 203, DPD Arson Car 809.