Dealership officials are trying to help them by finding work for them at other Chevy service centers until full service/repair operations are restored.
Advertisement Sterling Heights Battalion Chief Edwin Miller said firefighters reported several minor explosions because of various vehicles and fluids.
Bechtell stated those who lost their cars, trucks and SUVs have been given courtesy cars as dealership officials begin the process of cleanup and property restoration.
Two of the damaged vehicles inside the collapsed building at Buff Whelan Chevrolet in Sterling Heights, which burned Tuesday night, NORB FRANZ–THE MACOMB DAILY Sterling Heights fire officials on Wednesday continued to investigate the massive fire Tuesday night that damaged approximately 20 cars at Buff Whelan Chevrolet but stopped short of concluding the blaze was sparked by a cleaning crew.
Bechtell said the dealership service area handles over 200 vehicles a day and representatives continued mid-morning Wednesday to reach customers whose vehicles were destroyed by the fire.
as mentioned in STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – The smoke has finally cleared at Buff Whelan Chevrolet in Sterling Heights, but what’s left behind is a mess.
“Last night I was watching the news and saw this blazing alert that said fire at Buff Whelan,” Powell said.
The dealership has been in Sterling Heights for decades, but now there’s a lot of rebuilding to do.
Some customers are stressed out about what’s in the small print when they leave their car for a service appointment.
If its insurance doesn’t cover the costs, Buff Whelan said it will need some time to take a breath and try to regain some equilibrium.
Fire at metro Detroit Buff Whelan Chevrolet could be largest in Sterling Heights history
as mentioned in STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) – Firefighters brought in heavy equipment to tear down the walls of the service area at Buff Whelan Chevrolet in Sterling Heights, after a massive fire Tuesday night.
The Sterling Heights chief described the fire as the largest he’s heard of in the city’s history.
Buff Whelan Chevrolet issued the following statement Wednesday morning: “We can’t thank enough all of the firefighters and first responders who tirelessly worked throughout the night,” says Kerry Whelan, Owner of Buff Whelan Chevrolet.
We’re told at least 20 cars were on fire inside the building and most of the damage is contained to the service area and body shop.
Firefighters went on the defensive after the walls and roof of the service area collapsed.
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