1972 5 alarm fire in tire warehouse
Tire Warehouse Burns; Fireman Is Injured Detroit firemen put out a four-alarm four-alarm four-alarm blaze after a two-hour two-hour two-hour battle Tuesday night at the Belle Tire Distributors, 12190 Grand River. The cause of the blaze was not known. " The Fire Department said 125 firemen and 25 pieces of equipment were sent to the ; building. One firemen, Philip ' Garvey of Rescue Squad 7, "was taken to Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital with a fractured fractured left hand. ; The building's owners, Her-: Her-: Her-: bert Wazey and Donald Barnes, Barnes, told Lt. Marvin Monroe of the Arson Bureau that the building contained $700,000 worth of new tires.