GR Police: Man Lights Hotel Room on Fire to Ward Off Evil Spirits

Be75J2dIUAAxQ7bGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police say a man lit his Grand Rapids hotel room on fire Sunday to ward off evil spirits.

The fire was reported at around 4 p.m. at the Grand Inn, 3221 Plainfield Ave NE.  The man is currently in custody.

No one was injured in the fire and it was contained shortly after crews arrived on scene, but smoke was still filling the hallways at the hotel at 4:30 p.m.

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6 comments

  • Who cares

    Who cares what the hotel “houses” or “allows”….it’s a business like any other, and thank goodness no one was hurt.

    • CommonSense

      I you knew what kind of trash that stays there along with the "lewd behavior" that is constantly a problem being allowed by management, most places would have been shut down years ago. Do not stay at this "establishment." You never know what you will bring home with you both in person and in your luggage. Also, don't let your kids walk alone here, or for that matter your husband or wife. Have you figured it out yet, "Who Cares?" Full of Addicts, Sex Parties and what ever else goes along with this supposed "business."