Fire destroys apartment near EMU

March 11, 2007 by  
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(March 11, 2007) Fire gutted the second floor apartment at 712 Washtenaw in Ypsilanti around 3:30pm on Sunday. According to Ypsilanti police on the scene, no one was injured and everyone got out of the apartment safely. Washtenaw Avenue was shut down for several hours this afternoon as firefighters from Ypsilanti Fire Department fought the blaze. Also responding to the fire were firefighters from Ypsilanti Township.

The 13-unit building is owned by Three Oaks Properties and is a landmark apartment building on the corner of Washtenaw and Emmet just east of the Water Tower. Three Oaks had acquired the property several years ago and had recently completed an extensive renovation of the entire building.


One Comment on "Fire destroys apartment near EMU"

  1. Rob on Mon, 12th Mar 2007 1:15 am 

    Damn. I heard the sirens of the various emergency vehicles, my wife and I were eating nearby at the Tower Inn, when all hell broke loose– Never smelled/saw smoke though. The police definitely locked Washtenaw down tight! I’ve always liked that big gambrel roofed gem– I hope they can save it. On the other hand, glad no one was hurt..

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