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Fire crews struggle to put out house fire with intense hoarding issues in Kalamazoo

Posted at 6:12 AM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-23 06:12:34-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Police say intense hoarding issues slowed efforts for crews as they worked to put out a house and car fire in Kalamazoo Wednesday night.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. along Krom Avenue.

Kalamazoo Public Safety says one person had to jump from the window to escape the fire. They were taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at (269)337-8120 or Silent Observer online or by phone at (269)343-2100.