Publication Date July 24, 2016

5 heat-related deaths in Detroit suburb, fire chief reports to public

United States
Ella Roberts, 1, of Saginaw Township uses her hands Wednesday, July 6, to cover a water spout at Celebration Square Splash Park in Saginaw. Photo: Josie Norris, The Saginaw News via AP

A fire chief in suburban Detroit says at least five people have died from the heat this week as high temperatures and humidity cloak Michigan.

Roseville Fire Chief Mike Holland told The Macomb Daily that five people have died from heart attacks or breathing difficulties, all related to weather over the last three days