Friday evening turned disastrous for three families in the Grand Blanc, MI area. Unbelievably, three house fires began in three separate neighborhoods within minutes of each other.

Neighboring fire departments respond to calls assisting Grand Blanc City & Twp FD

Shortly after 7:30pm Friday 04/14/23 Grand Blanc Township, Grand Blanc City and several neighboring departments responded to these fires. One, a devastating, total loss.

Credit Genesee Cty 911
Credit Genesee Cty 911

The family from 5541 Continental Road in the Liberty Square subdivision has lost everything, including their car. Grand Blanc Township Fire Chief Robert Burdette said no injuries were reported. A neighbor reported the fire. The cause is not known at this time.

Grand Blanc, surrounding communities coming together to help house fire victims in need.

Neighbors and the surrounding community immediately stepped into action to help the family. There is a go fund me set up with a goal of $10,000. That link is, here.

  • Many folks in a Facebook Grand Blanc Residents Group have shared clothing & shoe sizes needed for the family:
    • Mom: 3X, Shoes 9
    • 16-year-old girl: m/l, Shoes 9
    • 13-year-old boy: 10/12, Shoes 7
    • 9-year-old girl: 10/12, Shoes 3
    • 2-year-old girl: 3T, Shoes 7/8
  • Great Harvest Bread Co of Grand Blanc is donating 5% of their daily sales to the cause from Monday 04/17 through Saturday 04/22/23. They also have a bucket in their lobby for loose change donations.
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Given the total loss, the family will certainly appreciate every bit of help they can get. It's times like these that remind us just how precious life truly is.

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