Family of 3 displaced by north side fire
The Red Cross is assisting a family of 3 who were displaced from their north side home early this morning. According to the Milwaukee Fire Department, the fire was reported just after 2 AM in a two story, wood framed duplex at N 47th and W Chambers Streets. The three residents in the building were able to exit the building unassisted, without injury. The fire was confined to the exterior of the building on a second floor porch. Damage is estimated at $21,200 to the building and contents. The cause of the fire is under investigation. There were working smoke detectors in the structure.