Updated 11/27/2013: The investigation from the Michigan State Police reported the fire was started by an arson and Brian Woehlke’s death has been ruled a homicide.
The Michigan State Police is asking anyone who may have any information about the fire to contact the Michigan State Police Special Investigation Section at (877) 616-4677. Tipsters can remain anonymous
If you watched the news or followed us on Facebook/Twitter, you know the Electric Stick in Westland caught fire and burned to the ground yesterday. During the blaze, 29-year-old Firefighter Brian Woehlke was killed when the roof collapsed on him. Brain Woehlke is survived by his wife and 13 month old daughter Ava.
See the following quote from www.fox2detroit.com regarding the trust fund and how you can donate.
A trust fund has been established for Ava Woehlke. If you would like to contribute, you can make a check out to the Westland Firefighters Charity and send it to PO Box 851320, Westland, Michigan 48185. Checks can also be dropped off to Station 1 at the corner of Ford Road and Central City in Westland.
Here is the news report from Fox2detroit.com regarding his death and investigation into the fire.
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