The City of Battle Creek says a special event will be taking place this weekend, to serve as a welcome for the Battle Creek Fire Department's newest truck. The Open House takes place Saturday, May 12, as Fire Station 6 welcomes their new Truck 6.
The Battle Creek Fire Department says they were called to the home in the first block of Christy Rd. around 1:30pm Thursday, to find “heavy black smoke” coming from the house’s attached garage. The homeowner was outside, and said that the car had caught fire in the garage.
The Battle Creek Fire Department says that they were called just before 2:30pm Monday to Great Lakes Recycling on Raymond Rd, on reports of a 300 gallon above ground tank catching fire. As fire crews arrived, an explosion was seen inside a nearby building, which sparked a fire inside.
The City of Battle Creek made the disclosure Tuesday, and said that they would not go into details about Chief David Schmaltz’s leave out of respect for his privacy; Schmaltz says that he is taking time to “focus on his personal well-being and consider his future options.” Schma…