No injuries after fire breaks out in 3-story apartment building on Milwaukee's east side
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Firefighters battled a fire in bitter cold temperatures at an apartment building on Milwaukee's east side.
It happened around 2:44 a.m. Monday near Farwell and Belleview.
Roughly three blocks in the area were closed off.
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Several Red Cross vehicles have been driving around, providing assistance to people in the frigid temperatures.
The Fire Department said that when they arrived on scene, fire was on every floor.
Firefighters went apartment by apartment putting out the flames as they went.
There were no injuries reported.
The cause of the fire and a damage estimate have not been released.
The fire is now under control but some crews remain on scene in case anything flares up.
CBS 58 News has a crew on scene and will continue to bring you updates on this developing story.