Six people displaced by three-alarm fire
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A three-alarm fire has damaged two Milwaukee homes and has displaced six people. The fire was reported at N 26th Street and West Concordia Avenue this morning around 4:15 a.m. According to the Milwaukee Fire Department, the fire quickly extended to the neighboring house. Milwaukee firefighters battled the blaze until about 6 a.m.
The residents of the first house were not home at the time of the fire, but an adult and three children were in the second home. They were able to evacuate safely. The Red Cross has tweeted that it is assisting three adults and the three children.
The MFD says the cause of the fire is under investigation. According to the MFD, the first home was heavily damaged by the fire, the extent of damage to the second home has not been determined, and there is no dollar amount of the loss. No civilians or firefighters were injured in the fire.