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GRFD asks for help with suspicious business fire

Posted at 4:44 PM, Mar 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-21 17:45:48-04

GRAND RAPID, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Fire Department (GRFD) is asking for public help in obtaining information on a commercial fire that was deemed suspicious.

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GRFD reports units were dispatched to the fire on March 14, 2022, at 1:27 666 Wealthy Street S.E.


After firefighters responded to the flames while searching for occupants an emergency retreat was ordered changing to a defensive position to conserve other buildings and save them from harm.

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All Grand Rapids business owners are encouraged to alert GRFD of suspicious activity by calling (616) 456-3400 or reporting to Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345 or online at