Agustin Arbulu
Michigan Department of Civil Rights

The Civil Rights Commission in Michigan has voted to fire the director of the state's Department of Civil Rights after it emerged that he made inappropriate comments that objectified women.

Firefighters are cautioning you to put safety first when using fireworks in the upcoming few days. 

General Motors
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General Motors is recalling over 368,000 pickups and other trucks worldwide after 19 reports of fires caused by engine block heater cords.

Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, fire

About 250,000 hens have been killed during a fire at a mid-Michigan poultry operation.

Lansing Community College
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1:50 p.m. UPDATE: Classes have resumed at the downtown campus building at Lansing Community College following a fire on Wednesday morning.

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If people in rural Michigan see smoke in the sky this spring, it won't necessarily mean there's a problem.

Wind Turbines
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A wind turbine fire in Michigan sent black smoke billowing into the air and drew spectators who watched as flaming debris fell to the ground.

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Authorities say a man suffered burns to the lower half of his body after he accidentally caught on fire while burning leaves in Michigan.

Hyundai and Kia cars
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Hyundai and Kia have added more than a half-million vehicles to 3 ½-year string of U.S. recalls for engine failures and fires.

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Michigan police say a transgender, gay rights activist tried to fabricate a hate crime by setting his home on fire.

U.S. Farathane Auburn Hills
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Firefighters have extinguished a blaze at a suburban Detroit plastics plant that sent thick black smoke billowing into the air and was visible from miles away.

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An insurance study shows that owners of five Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs file fire insurance claims at a rate far higher than the average for comparable vehicles.

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Detroit fire officials are investigating after a suspicious fire damaged the department's former training center, which may have contained sensitive records.

Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital

A man has been arrested after setting a small fire in a secure area of a western Michigan hospital.

fire trucks
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Authorities say firefighters and officers rushed into a southwestern Michigan home to rescue a person who set the home on fire.