Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
August 20, 2017
IAFF HEADLINES
New Hampshire Members Awarded Liberty Mutual’s Firemark Award
Connecticut Members Reach Out to Young Cancer Patients
Philly Fire Fighter Dies in Line of Duty
New York City and 8 Labor Unions Reach Tentative Contract
Fire Fighters Question Governor’s Failed Leadership During Ferguson Unrest
December 3 Marks 15th Anniversary of the Worcester 6
Memphis Fire Fighters Donate $12,000 to Local Cancer Charity

More Headlines
Fire damages Memorial Christian Church on Tappan Street
Updated On: Jun 15, 2010

Fire damages Memorial Christian Church on Tappan Street

A fire at Memorial Christian Church in Ann Arbor has left the building smoke damaged but structurally sound, officials say.

The Ann Arbor Fire Department received the call around 12:30 p.m. Saturday after reports of smoke coming from the church’s steeple, located at 730 Tappan Street.

Acting Battalion Chief Matt Schroeder said 16 firefighters arrived at the scene and had the fire under control within 20 minutes.

“Everybody in the city except for one unit came to the fire,” he said. “We were all committed.”

Schroeder said no one was in the church at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries. However, the building, he said, survived with a close call.

“Our crews were very quick and thorough in their attack and were able to control the fire in a very timely manner,” he said. “They made a great save. A few minutes longer the church would have been up in flames.”

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


Ann Arbor Firefighters Local 693
Copyright © 2017, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

179199 hits since Aug 07, 2004
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image