One tire on seven different vehicles was slashed sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday, at the English Meadows apartment complex.
The Greenfield Police Department is investigating a series of tire-slashings that occurred in the English Meadows apartment complex parking lot Sunday. One tire on seven different vehicles was slashed sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday, according to Assistant Chief Paul Schlecht. As of noon Tuesday, there are no suspects in custody. Call the Greenfield Police Department at 414-761-5300 with information related to these incidents.
Firefighters had a hard time finding the source of smoke at a Greenfield apartment complex, and had they not, there's no telling what the result could have been.
Improperly discarded cigarettes can cause major problems even in the middle of winter. The residents of the English Meadows apartment complex near 67th Street and Layton Avenue could have found that out the hard way Wednesday. Greenfield firefighters were called to the complex around 7:45 a.m. when a maintenance employee smelled smoke but could not determine where it was coming from. After searching high and low for its origin, firefighters eventually found a discarded cigarette near a crawl space in the complex’s basement. The cigarette had fallen through a crack in the mortar and was slowly burning up wood in the building’s base. Firefighters flushed the area with water until they extinguished the fire. “Left in the state it was, it …