The movie, which follows a Detroit Fire company for a year, opens Friday at AMC Livonia 20 and at AMC Forum in Sterling Heights.
Dennis Hunter didn't start out wanting to be a firefighter. Once a barbershop owner, the Farmington Hills resident decided to try out for a position 14 years ago, after a cousin told him the Detroit Fire Department was hiring. He took a written test, a physical test, then trained for four months. "As I'm learning about this, and the more I saw what they actually do, the more I said, 'I gotta get this job'," he said. Now devoted to his career, Hunter is among the Detroit firefighters featured in Burn: One Year on the Front Lines of the Battle to Save Detroit. Produced and directed by Tom Putnam and Jenna Sanchez, the film opens today at AMC Livonia 20 and AMC Forum in Sterling Heights. Executive producers are actor Denis Leary and Jim …
Fabian, Sklar & King, P.C. praises the dedication of the department's arson investigators.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Farmington Hills-based Fabian, Sklar & King, P.C., a law firm specializing in fire injury, explosion and property damage claims, has sponsored a 20-hour training program for the arson investigators at the Detroit Fire Department. The training with the National Association of Fire Investigators, one of the largest association of organizations dedicated to the education of fire investigators worldwide, was provided at no cost to the department. Detroit has one of the worst arson problems in the country, yet due to the city’s budget issues cannot afford to support a fully staffed, highly trained fire department. The attorneys at Fabian, Sklar & King P.C. have seen first-hand the devastating impact of this lethal combination when representing…