Series of fires leave neighborhood on edge

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SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ)  — "Everybody's frightened retired present close now, you know, trying to drawback who it was," said Felicia Hugan, who added that it's hard to slumber these days knowing idiosyncratic has been starting fires successful her Superior Township neighborhood.

Several homes person been damaged oregon destroyed successful the 7 fires that began successful August.

Investigators with the Superior Township Fire Department and the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office judge they're being intentionally set.

On Monday, witnesses spotted a teen who lives successful the country trying to acceptable occurrence to a patio. The teen was located and aboriginal released to his parents, pending the result of the probe and a reappraisal of the grounds by the prosecutor's office.

Kenneth Edwards and his woman unrecorded successful 1 of the homes destroyed and helium doubts they would person escaped successful clip if their neighbour hadn't alerted them to the occurrence that dispersed from an unoccupied location to theirs.

"Thank God for my neighbor," Edwards told 7 Action News. "If she wouldn't person came through, the mode that occurrence was burning, there's nary mode we would've made it retired of there."

The Michigan State Police Fire Marshal is besides progressive successful the associated investigation.

Anyone with accusation astir the fires should interaction Deputy Bland astatine [email protected] oregon taxable a extremity anonymously to (734) 973-7711.

An anonymous extremity tin besides beryllium provided to Crime Stoppers astatine 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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