Fire Breaks Out At UAW Headquarters In Detroit [VIDEO]

July 13, 2019 - 2:14 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - Firefighters responded to the United Auto Workers building in downtown Detroit after a fire broke out in the building.

The fire took off Saturday afternoon at the "Solidarity House" on East Jefferson Avenue at Van Dyke Avenue, not far from the bridge to Belle Isle. 

Reporting live from the scene, WWJ's Stephanie Davis said smoke appeared to be coming from the third floor of the building. Nine fire engines and several EMS trucks were on the scene.

Two firefighters were injured; one had a hand injury and the other complained of chest pains.

It's unclear what caused the fire. An investigation is ongoing. 

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