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21 displaced after north side house fire

Twenty-one people, including 12 children were displaced by a fire in a home at N Palmer Street and W Concordia Avenue Saturday evening.    The Milwaukee Fire Department called to the scene around 7:10 PM.  The fire originated in the first floor of the 1 ½ story structure and then extended to the second floor.   Damage is estimated at $130,000.  According to the MFD, no one was injured in the fire.  The cause of the fire is continuing to be investigated.

The Red Cross sent volunteers to assist the 21 people as they recover from the fire.  They provided the displaced with  emergency aid, care mental health resources. 

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