Saturday morning house fire does $50,000 damage

An estimated $50,000 damage was done by fire to a 2 ½ story family home on Milwaukee’s south side this morning. The fire was reported to be in the attic of the wood frame house at S 9th and W Mineral Streets . The Milwaukee Fire Department received the call around 10 AM and spent an hour at the scene. While the cause is under investigation, preliminary indications are that the fire is electrical in nature. There were working smoke detectors in the house. The residents of the home are being assisted by family members.

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