Footage of Northwest church building fire

by (George)

Submitted 06-14-2011 under NEWS

Josh Breuer, our man on the street when it comes to providing top notch building fire footage has done it again with this short clip of smoke pouring out of the Latvian Apostolate at Our Lady of Aglona church this afternoon. The Latvian Catholic...

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Rapidians gather info and react to Kindel fire

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-09-2011 under NEWS

We were inspired when reporters Nick Manes and Jenn Schaub contributed what snapshots and video they could about the Kindel Building fire. Elsewhere on the internet, denizens Grace Eyre and many others helped round out the story, stirring personal...

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At least one fatality reported in Fulton Heights house fire

by (lexan kolux)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NEWS

At approximately 11pm Thursday evening a number of emergency vehicles arrived in the Fulton Heights neighborhood for a house fire at 127 Mayfield Ave NE, on the west side of the street. Victims were pulled from the house, and a large group of Grand...

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Super Happy Funtime Burlesque going on national tour, fundraise at Electric Cheetah

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 06-14-2010 under NEWS

Super Happy Funtime Burleque is a Grand Rapids based ragtag group of talented performers who bring action and entertainment to the people all around the West Michigan area. Known for pushing the restrictions on stripping, and stepping on the toes of...

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American Bakery Fire Delays Opening Day

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 05-03-2010 under NEWS

The long awaited re-opening day for the American Bakery will have to wait. The Grand Rapids Fire Department was called to 712 Bridge St. NW this morning (Monday) around 7am to find a fire in progress at the landmark west side establishment....

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Late Morning Vehicle Incident in Baxter

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NEWS

The late morning got loud and smokey with the sound and smell of squealing tires on the street, today, outside the Institute for Global Education (IGE) 1118 Wealthy SE.  A white, late-model SUV had plowed into the back of a late-model minivan,...

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GRFD Makes Quick Trip to Tamarack

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NEWS

The Grand Rapid Fire Department was called to 1125 Tamarack NW at approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night due to smoke coming from the residence. According to neighbors, something was forgotten on the stove. Firefighters were on scene for less than...

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ArtPrize piece catches fire in Cathedral Square

by (John Eisenschenk)

Submitted 09-15-2009 under NEWS

(Video) Michael Glenn Monroe was welding his The Sharing Tree (fondly known as "Woody") Project for ArtPrize at the Cathedral Square near the Catholic Central High School when the tree caught fire around 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2009. See his...

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