Detroit fire crews are fighting a fire that started Tuesday (June 14) at Woodward Bar in the New Center neighborhood.

According to, the fire began before 10:30 a.m. As crews work on the fire, people living and working near the fire have been evacuated.

“I live on the residence facing Woodward and when I stepped out onto my balcony after smelling smoke I couldn’t even see the GM headquarters, well, the old GM headquarters across the street and I immediately got concerned and I’m glad to see all my other fellow residence safe on the floor but this is very alarming,” Leron Bishop said told

No word yet on if there are any injuries. At publication time, the fire was still being put out by crews.

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