Stolen car crashes into building and causes fire

Posted at 8:13 AM, Oct 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-03 08:12:53-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A car crashed into a building causing a fire, and police say the vehicle was stolen.

The 2001 Pontiac Bonneville was reported stolen at 3:57 a.m. on October 3 from the Milham Meadows Apartments on Milham Avenue.

portage car into house2While an officer was taking the report, he was monitoring the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety’s radio traffic for a report of a vehicle crashing into a building causing a fire. That crash was reported at 3:29 a.m.

Kalamazoo officers called out the registration plate number of the vehicle and it matched the stolen Pontiac.

There is no word on any injuries, suspects, or arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 269-329-4567 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100,