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UPDATE: Fire that burned New Berlin boy ruled accidental

Updated: 3:49 p.m. October 26, 2018

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- New Berlin Police say the fire that burned an 11-year-old boy was an accident. 

The incident happened near Moorland and Rodgers on Monday. Police aren't saying what happened or giving any updates on the boy's condition. 


Posted: 7:54 p.m. October 22, 2018

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) – Police are investigating after first responders were called to a New Berlin home for a report of an 11-year-old boy being on fire.

According to the New Berlin Police Department, the call came in around 3:15 p.m. Monday, October 22.  

Fire and police found the boy in the front yard of his neighbor's home in the area of Moorland Road and Rogers Drive. The boy was taken to an area hospital.

Police are still trying to figure out what started the fire. At this time, police are not seeking any suspects.

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