Ferndale, MI House Fire, Aug 1975

August 9 1975 Ken Richmond 25 of 1600 Woodward Heights, died a terrible death in a friends garage at 2441 HARRIS, BOTH MEN SLEEPING IN THE GARAGE ONE SECTION PARTITIONED OFF FOR living quarters. At 1.45 Am Ken Wuopio was awakened by fire and escaped, Neighbor George Sarzynski of 2440 Harris heard Richmond kicking the walls of the garage trying to escape the flames. A Ferndale Fire Captain found Richimond DOA in a chair , a cigarette set the fire.