East side duplex fire

six people escape on their own

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by Michele McCormack

MILWAUKEE-The fire department called to 3430 N Downer Ave. for a duplex fire that happened around 9:00 p.m. Thursday.

The Milwaukee Fire Department said that there was heavy damage to the attic and some damage done to the second floor.

The first floor is OK.

There were 6 adults in the home who were displaced. They got out of the home on their own.

They had working smoke detectors. There were no injuries.

The cause is still under investigation.

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