2 men suspected of lighting fire that destroyed Ann Arbor garage
Ann Arbor police and fire investigators believe two men set a fire in a recycling container early Saturday morning in an alley that spread to a detached garage.
Ann Arbor police Lt. Renee Bush said police and fire personnel were sent at 3:20 a.m. Saturday to an alley behind the 600 block of Packard Street for a report of a fire. Bush said the resident of a home in the 900 block of Mary Street, who reported the incident, saw a fire in a recycling container full of cardboard.
The resident saw two men running away from the area. The fire totally destroyed a three-car garage, according to fire officials.
The Ann Arbor Police Department and Ann Arbor Fire Department are both investigating the incident. The University of Michigan Police Department sent out a crime alert regarding the incident over the weekend.
No one was injured and no other structures were damaged by the blaze, according to fire officials.
The only description available of the suspects was that they were two men wearing dark hooded sweatshirts and jeans.
Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call the Ann Arbor police anonymous tip line at 734-794-6939 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2587).