By David Mittleman

Hoarding Easily Leads to Fires

I’m sure you’ve watched the TV show “Hoarders” on TLC, or at least flipped by it with the remote. The plights of the hoarders on that show are surely sad, but hoarding can cause problems for other people than just the hoarder. In the past month, Lansing area firefighters have responded to 3 house fires resulting from hoarding situations. At 10 a.m. yesterday, firefighters were called to the 600 block of Vernon Avenue when smoke was seen poring out of the homes windows. When they entered, they found piles of …read more