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Structure fire in West Bloomfield caused by used fireworks in trash can

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Posted at 6:31 AM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 06:37:07-04

West Bloomfield firefighters put out a structure fire in the area of Greer and Hiller Roads early Thursday.

Officials say the homeowner discovered the fire in a trash can where used fireworks had been placed Wednesday night.

There were no injuries as a result of the fire.

The fire department says to make sure never to place used fireworks with other combustibles, and it is always a good idea to soak them in water before placing them in the garbage.