Shuttered Detroit Firehouses Stripped of Metal and Wire

DETROIT (WWJ) – Shuttered Detroit firehouses have become the latest targets for scrap metal thieves.

At least a half-dozen fire stations across the city from Southwest Detroit to the near east side, including engine and ladder companies 33, 46 and 49, are now closed.

Executive Fire Commissioner Don Austin told WWJ Newsradio 950 thieves are breaking into the closed buildings and stripping them of what can be sold for scrap, more..Detroit