Fire damages home; one person displaced

The Milwaukee Fire Department was called to a fire in a home near S 9th and W Pierce Streets around 9 PM Tuesday. 

When firefighters arrived, smoke was seen coming out of the back of the 1 and ½ story structure.  Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire and were on scene for about an hour. 

The Red Cross is assisting the one adult resident of the home.  At this time there is no estimate for the dollar amount of damage and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.  

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