Detroit Reports 97 Angels’ Night Fires

Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, November 1, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Detroit saw the numbers of fires during the three-day Angels’ Night period stay below 100.

Fewer than half of the 97 fires, reported from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday through midnight Friday, were deemed suspicious, according to the city.

That’s a far cry from the 1980s, when the days and nights around Halloween saw a city ablaze with suspicious fires. In 1984, the total number of fires stood at 810, an infamous phenomenon that left a beleaguered fire department without enough resources to fight back effectively.

City leaders credited the more controlled number of fires this year to vigorous enforcement that led to numerous arrests, including one person seen running with a gasoline can, and the work of thousands of volunteers.

“So to the 3,900 volunteers, I just want to thank you,” Mayor Mike Duggan said during a press conference today at the city’s Public Safety Headquarters. “It’s not my nature to say we only had 97 fires and declare that a success–it really isn’t my idea of success–but when you start this period with 50,000 abandoned buildings spread out over 139 square miles you can see the potential for really bad results, and the only way we could have effectively fought it was with the volunteers.”

The number of fires during the period has held in the 90s for the last four years, since 2010, when at least 167 fires were reported. Before that, there was also a spike to 354 in 1994.


Fire Commissioner Edsel Jenkins said three suspects were arrested by the arson squad on Thursday, including one who had a “positive hit for gasoline.” Warrants were expected to be presented to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office today, he said, noting that even before the Angels’ Night period, 10 people had been arrested.



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  • This story merely documents with hard hot burning fact that blacks are inherently a destructive race. Wherever they go, destruction follows. Wishing it were otherwise, or ignoring it as liberals would do, doesn’t change the fact.

    • Fee-fi-fo-fum

      Jews too.

      • Tom_in_Miami

        I’ve never heard of Jews doing anything like this. For the most part they mind their own business, study and work hard, and contribute to the community. Or, am I missing something? Maybe you could share some of the evidence that Jews destroy neighborhoods.

        • Fee-fi-fo-fum

          Jews promote the in interests of blacks and savages in the name of equality for all. How can you be so blind, are you Jewish, Mr. Destroyer?

          • Stan D Mute

            I guess you’ve never been to a Protestant or Catholic Church. Or listened to a Democrat or a Republican politician.

            Maybe in a perfect world there would be a nation for white Odinists or whatever you think you are. But in the real world negroes are robbing, beating, raping, torturing, and murdering my people, white people, every single day. My family is constantly at risk from negroes. And guess what – if my kid gets his head split open by a negro, there is about a 75% chance it will be a Jew who saves his life. I don’t give a damn what silly old mythology somebody believes. I do care a very great deal if they are intelligent and conform to the cultural and social mores of Western Civilization.

          • Fee-fi-fo-fum

            Here is my religion. The things that help me I worship the things that harm me I hate. What have Jews and blacks ever, ever done to help whites? It is all about hurting us, with these two groups.

          • propagandaoftruth

            Here is my religion – Truth.

            You don’t think the modern international financial system Jews like the Rothschilds pioneered did not help in the industrialization and ascendance of the West?

            I mean I know everyone hates bankers throughout history (at least those in debt), and I’m no fan of the excesses of anything, but industrial capitalism was largely aided by the ready flow of investment capital.

            No Jewish nobel prize winners, inventors, nothing good ever from them?

            Jews have historically gravitated toward internationalism for any number of non-nefarious reasons I don’t have the time to go into and unfortunately many have gone liblefty and supported causes I once supported also, but now find abhorrent. So have the upper classes of the entire West. Are they just Jew pawns, under the golden spell of Jewish cabalism?

            I fully accept and acknowledge the fact that many/most Jews (outside of Israel especially) follow ideologies I detest. That’s a shame. I believe most of the Jews who post here and donate to Amren do not share those ideologies.

            So you are in the house of Amren, insulting some of the guests. That’s what is hurting us. You are hurting us by spreading ill will in our phalanx.

            But as long as it remains civil, enjoy.

          • Fee-fi-fo-fum

            Is there a Jew on earth who does not believe he is better than us goyim heathens?

          • propagandaoftruth

            No. Not one ever!

            Ever heard of the self loathing Jew? If anything this phenomenon reminds me of the goyim self hating libtard White. Well there’s something we have in common. Smart people hating themselves and clever enough to lie to themselves to sustain and justify self hatred.

            As I’ve stated before, I get it – lots of Jews in the enemy ideological camp – and I hate them. But..

            1. I think this is changing.

            2. Regardless there are Jews who post here who seem very sincere who I like and respect.

            3. I think most conservative Jews live in Israel these days or Israel would not exist.

          • Stan D Mute

            In many ways, they are victim to their success. Success creates visibility. And of course success creates envy. As the smartest easily identifiable subgroup of whites, the Ashkenazi will be singled out. By perpetuating their status as “other” they choose to continue this.

            I think it’s important to distinguish between Zionists and the rest of them. Also between orthodox, moderate, and secular. For all the whining about Jews in media and on the left, how many knew about one of the strongest forces in conservative politics who passed last week? Gary Morse, here in Florida, did as much or more than anyone to keep Florida a red state. He was a Jew, but I’d guess fewer than 1% of people living in The Villages (which he created) knew this. He was simply a mega rich (four jets and a yacht rich) old very conservative white guy in cowboy hat and boots who loved his horses and cattle.

            As science continues revealing the secrets of the Universe, I hope that petty differences rooted in primitive mythology will fade and die. The differences that matter are genetic and date back tens of thousands of years. Enough whites have died over myths and arbitrary lines drawn on maps. We need to unite or be swallowed up by the brown and black hordes.

          • Bryan Dennis

            “For all the whining about Jews in the media”?? What on earth are you talking about? There is practically zero discussion in American media about Jews.. nor Israel. At least nothing remotely critical.

          • Tarczan

            They have donated a lot of money for health care. it seems like half of the Cleveland Clinic buildings were paid for by Jewish donors.

            The Jews that are so criticized here are secular, not really Jews.

            If you are going in for surgery, who would you rather see, a darkie AA surgeon or a Jewish surgeon?

        • John

          To give the devil his due, Jews think much larger than this. They typically destroy countries, not neighborhoods. I’ve frequently thrown down a challenge as follows; name one country, in all of recorded history, that has come to a good end when Jews have risen to positions of influence. I have yet to receive a response.

          • Stan D Mute

            That’s just silly. Name one country that’s come to a good end when Romans have run it. Or when Spartans have run it. Or Carthaginians have run it.

            Or, better yet, name one country that’s come to a good end when it has engaged in silly feuds over mythology. “My Zeus is tougher than your Odin!” “Oh yeah? Well my Thor can kick your Mars’ butt any day!” “You’re Prussian? I hate Prussians!” “Die French scum!”

            Good grief. We are on the verge of being subsumed by a tidal wave of Mesoamerican Indians, we are daily savaged by Africans, and you want to pick fights with white neurosurgeons and podiatrists because of a two thousand year old book.

            Yes! There are jewish leftists. Of course there are. Leftism at its upper echelons is a disease afflicting intellectuals. There are many very smart Jews. But there are many many more very smart whites who believe the same marxist evil nonsense. Should we perhaps just purge everyone with a high IQ who has this disease? You’d have us excise maybe 10% of the Marxists and then what? Have Morris Dees for President?

          • Bryan Dennis

            The Romans, the Spartans and the Carthaginians? I didn’t realize that they RAN more than one geographic area in a isolated period in time..? Jews are a country-less diaspora-dic, ethnocentric people who have risen to power in every country they’ve ever inhabited. They are overwhelmingly leftist/liberal, invented communism and finance the entire agenda here in the States. Goldman Sachs financed over HALF of Barrack Obama’s campaign.. BOTH TIMES. AIPAC is the largest lobby in WA D.C. and nobody can get elected without kissing their ass. THEY LEAD the push for multiculturalism in the Western World EVERYWHERE except Israel of course. They FINANCE anti-gun propaganda and legislation. Michael BLOOMBERG just paid for the entire anti-gun campain in WA State which just passed and created the most strict gun laws in the country. I cannot even loan a firearm to a family member anymore.. They are UN-AMERICAN. Are you paid by them aswell? I know that they pay people to infiltrate message boards like ours and spread APOLOGIST BULLSHIT.

        • benvad

          They are destructive just look at Schwerner & Goodman helping the Bantu savages. They go out of their way to be against us.

          • Stan D Mute

            Great point! Just look at the $PLC. Those lousy scum are the absolute worst of the worst. There isn’t a more evil organization in America. That Morris Dees is head of the Evil Empire.

            Oops. Dee$ is Unitarian. Dang it. A Southern Christian man from a farming family is the most evil man in America! Dadgummit.

            Sorry chief, but we need to do a whole lot more pruning of the tree than just “the Jews”. Just a ballpark guess, I’d say about 40% of whites overall are infected and probably 10-15% are incurable. And the rest will have to be watched closely forever.

        • Stan D Mute

          Yeah, there are a LOT of folks here who can’t tell the difference between a 65 IQ Bantu and a 165 IQ brain surgeon who may well save your kid’s life. Seems they have trouble also with accepting the reality that it was us white folk who brought the Bantus here, who then argued successfully to free them, who then failed to send them all back to Africa, and who comprise the majority that voted for their “civil rights” including suffrage. “Oh no!” They exclaim, “it was those naughty chicken twirlers who comprise fewer than 2% of the population … They did it!”

          And thus my spirits falter. If you cannot accept it was your parents, grandparents, neighbors, or co-workers who destroyed us, we will never fix anything. Never. For you could get rid of all the Jews tomorrow and still have every single church in America lobbying for open borders, unrestricted “refugee resettlement,” and mountains of white guilt. It’s just sad. The Quakers are FAR more to blame than “the Jews”.

        • Bryan Dennis

          Well guys, he’s from Miami.. There’s a place absolutely FULL of jews. Yes -j-ews with a lower case “j”. It has the 6th largest population by city in the world. They are 10% of the population. They are responsible for subverting this country because they have taken over the power structure and have been leading this country for the last 50 years. When you look around and wish that this country was like it use to be, as it was during our grandfather’s youth, you’re wishing we were still in charge.

      • Katherine McChesney

        I wish I could down vote you. They do NOT behave like black savages.

        • Ringo Lennon

          I think Fee meant countries were Jews get control of the media they wreck the country through civil rights agitation. Although I can’t read his mind.

        • John

          You’re right, they don’t behave that way. What he was saying is that they encourage that behavior in blacks. Surely you’re aware of the dearth of accurate reporting concerning black criminality and atrocities against whites? And surely you’re aware that Zionist Jews and/or their fellow travelers own and/or control over 90% of this country’s media? Is the work “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion” familiar to you? Claimed to be a forgery by the Jewish community since it was unveiled to the world around 1901-2, this practice of prodding the “negros”, using them as shock troops so to speak, is one of the tactics discussed therein to destabilize white cultures, especially the US. Of the Protocols, Henry Ford said the following almost 100 years ago…“The only statement I care to make about The Protocols is that they tie in with what is going on. They are sixteen years old, and they have fitted the world situation up to this time. They fit now.”

          • bilderbuster

            A forgery is a good copy of the original.

          • propagandaoftruth

            Non Jewish Whites never encouraged blacks?

          • John

            No. If you re-read my post, I didn’t say or imply that. I was simply helping get the correct interpretation of another post that I believe was misread and providing some evidence to support the statement. But, everyone posting here should be aware that Jews started and headed up the NAACP for years for example and more importantly, control the MSM outlets that dangerously and intentionally under reports black’s criminal acts and vicious, psychopathic attacks on whites. They’re also at the forefront of the open borders movement and typically are “fighting” to repeal or subordinate significant portions of the Constitution…. especially the 1st and 2nd amendments. Specifically freedom of speech and the right to bear arms.

          • propagandaoftruth

            Yeah, I’m just leery of too broad a generalization here. I’ve gotten to know some of the Hebraic posters here and like them. I know from personal experience Jews who have been very Christian toward me and do not fit the ideological stereotype.

            Not looking for a fight, by the way.

          • Stan D Mute

            Even if the “protocols” were authentic, so what? The Rothschilds financed Hitler. Jews are not a single organism. There have been Jews leading the deconstruction of the holocaust exaggerations. There are Jews leading the fight to have Israel overrun with Muslim Arabs and sub-Saharan Africans.

            The enemy is race denying cultural Marxism. And we have many many more whites against us than Jews.

            Don’t forget that all Jews alive today have been spoon fed the Zionist mantra from birth. And yet millions of them are race realists. If it’s difficult for whites to see the truth about race because of indoctrination, it’s that much harder for Jews. And yet they do it. We must support ALL whites who see the negro for what he is and who fight for white nations. We must oppose ALL who oppose us.

          • John

            “Rothschilds financed Hitler”. Jews typically like to play both ends against the middle. “…. Jews leading the deconstruction of the Holocaust exaggerations”? Name some please. “Jews leading the fight to have Israel overrun with Muslim Arabs and sub-Saharan Africans”. If you’re referring to the few protests in Israel by a miniscule % of the population against the typical high handed treatment of sub-Saharan refugees and Palestinians, that’s hardly thousands advocating Israel’s destruction. Cultural Marxism? You are aware this concept developed out of the work of the Frankfurt School? A group of mostly Jewish Marxists that came to this country from Germany right after Hitler came to power to peddle their foolishness out of the free headquarters they were provided at Columbia University. “…all Jews alive today have been spoon fed the Zionist mantra from birth”. More accurately, almost all Jews are spoon fed the teachings of the Talmud from birth with Zionism introduced later when they’ve been assured of having been inculcated into the cult. The Talmud. Book of Jewish law. Contains some prize winning advice such as……
            Sanhedrin 57a . When a Jew murders a gentile (“Cuthean”), there will be no death penalty. What a Jew steals from a gentile he may keep.
            Sanhedrin 58b. If a heathen (gentile) hits a Jew, the gentile must be killed.
            Yebamoth 98a. All gentile children are animals.
            Abodah Zarah 36b. Gentile girls are in a state of niddah (filth) from birth.
            Abodah Zarah 22a-22b . Gentiles prefer sex with cows.
            Sanhedrin 55b. A Jew may marry a three year old girl (specifically, three years “and a day” old).
            Sanhedrin 54b. A Jew may have sex with a child as long as the child is less than nine years old.
            Kethuboth 11b. “When a grown-up man has intercourse with a little girl it is nothing.”
            Sanhedrin 59. Kill the best gentiles.
            Insanity. But this is what is taught to Jews coming up and in detail in Rabbi University (Yeshiva). Yes, we absolutely must oppose all who oppose us, including those who do it surreptitiously.

        • nordmann

          Have you never heard of the names Joe Slovo or Stanley Levison?

        • archer

          Except in Palestine.

          • Katherine McChesney

            Palestinians ARE the savages.

          • Stan D Mute

            Sad that you need to make the comment really. As if the beheadings, the murdered children, the rape victims sentenced to death, and the savage bloody rituals don’t speak for themselves.

        • Fee-fi-fo-fum

          I said they promote the interests of black savages as a deceit filled indirect method of harming white Christians.

      • BillyHW

        Jews are too busy winning Nobel Prizes to set fire to buildings.

        • Ron Cheaters

          They set fire to the negro’s and win Nobel Prizes

        • Stan D Mute

          After a lifetime of studying the Jew haters, I think it’s really all down to childish jealousy. It’s no different from the negroes’ hate for whites. One hates what he cannot ever attain. Especially so if he who has attained it is “the other.”

          • propagandaoftruth

            I find it kind of embarrassing and a PR nightmare, but it is what it is. I don’t want to get up on a high horse and “stand up for the Jews” – reminds me too much of my libtard days.

            I just wish it would fade away. We Whites need every productive Caucasian we can get on the team. Lot’s to do.

            Perhaps the Jews, given an assurance that nothing horrific will await them if they join in our struggle, might join our struggle and we would be better for it.

            Some, posters and contributors here, already have. More and more every day.

          • Tarczan

            That’s the conclusion I’ve come to also. They are smart and have a group identity, thus making themselves targets. The blacks hate the whites because the whites outwork and outsmart the blacks. The whites hate the Jews for the same reason.

            It is tempting to ascribe world events to some simple conspiracy, but things cannot be so simply explained.

  • City leaders credited the more controlled number of fires this year to vigorous enforcement that led to numerous arrests, including one person seen running with a gasoline can, and the work of thousands of volunteers.

    The better explanation is that there are hardly any houses left to burn.

    • Stan D Mute

      Bingo! There are tens of thousands, probably well over a hundred thousand, fewer houses than in the heyday of Devils Night Detroit. Thousands are demolished each year. A block of something like 6,000 was just sold last month by the City.

    • evilsandmich

      I was amazed there was still anything worth burning. How does one burn down rubble?

  • Luca

    Burning down the entire city of Detroit would probably be an improvement.

    • Michael Whalen

      Just looking at Detroit, how would they even be able to tell that it had been burned down?

    • Alexandra1973

      Probably save money on demolition.

  • superlloyd

    As if renaming this negro ‘culchural’ festival from Devil’s night disguises the innate criminality, savagery and stupidity of the US feral, urban undertow.

    • Adolf Verloc

      Not only has it changed from Devil’s NIght, but I see that it is now a three-day festival.

      • Kenner

        It’s a three night festival. Blacks sleep during the day.

      • Ron Cheaters

        Angels night… Its the same as changing Unemployment Insurance to Employment Insurance… the frail hope that what’s in a name is what it is.

        No doubt, changing the name to Angels night made all the difference in the world to those darlings.

  • Oil Can Harry

    So the arsons peaked during the tenure of anti-white Mayor Coleman Young?

    No, I’m not surprised either…

  • Who Me?

    For the fourth year in a row, Detroit saw the numbers of fires during the three-day Angels’ Night period stay below 100.
    That’s because the still unburnt houses are getting further apart.

  • Sissy White

    “For the fourth year in a row, Detroit saw the numbers of fires during the three-day Angels’ Night period stay below 100.”
    Sounds way too low to me…
    Perhaps with the firing/retired/murdered/demoted White Fireman, the only ones left to count, are “numbered challenged” and really can’t count much up to a 100, whether it be the police chief, fire chief or “mayor”.
    …and “Angels Night”-get it right Devil’s Night!

  • Nancy

    Yet in my mostly-white community, the number of suspicious fires has also held for many decades…at zero.

    However, statistics suggest that number will increase proportionately as the percentage of “diversity” in the community rises.

    • me

      ‘White privilege’ is not only a magic shield from trouble, sorrow, and pain, but a fire deterrent as well. Who knew?

  • John

    I didn’t think there were as many as 3900 white people left in Detroit.

  • PesachPatriot

    When did detroit start calling the night before halloween angels night? If detroit was a nice place I might be a little upset over the arson, but its america’s worst city, so its kind of hard to feel that angry over what is basically a yearly event of demolishing eyesore properties….

    • Stan D Mute

      If I recall correctly, the name change was back in the 90’s under Mayor Archer. He was a very proper and businesslike negro who followed Coleman Young and preceded Kwame Kilpatrick. He wasn’t “black enough” for Detroit and quit the job in around Y2K. He was on Michigan’s Supreme Court and President of the American Bar Association. He probably would still be a force if he were conservative like Clarence Thomas. It was under his tenure that most of Detroit’s (so-called) Renaissance began. Ford Field, Comerica Park, Compuware HQ, were under his term.

  • AmericanCitizen

    They’re saving the gas and matches for the day that Ferguson MO announces the grand jury will not indict Officer Wilson on criminal charges.

    • Alexandra1973

      Wouldn’t that require future-time orientation, though? 🙂

  • WR_the_realist

    Since when did the “Devil’s Night” acts of arson becomes “Angel’s Night” operations? I see some more political correctness popping up in an unexpected context.

    • Alexandra1973

      I remember them referring to it as such about 20 years ago. A little more than that. I was in high school when they started with “Angel’s Night” and I graduated in 1991.

  • Scott Rosen

    Only 97 fires in bantuville. That’s a success. What is it with these sub-caveman genetic fossils and fire? It’s as if they just discovered it.