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Ten People Displace by Late Night Fire

The American Red Cross is assisting 10 people, 4 adults and 6 children who were displaced by a late night fire in Milwaukee. 

The Milwaukee Fire Department was called to a fire in a  brick apartment building near N 28th Street at W Lisbon Avenue around 10:25 PM Sunday.

When Milwaukee Firefighters arrived on scene of the fire, they discovered an individual trapped in a second floor room.  Firefighters were able to rescue the individual who was then transported to the St. Mary’s Hospital Burn Unit.   The individual’s condition is not known.  Four other people in the building at the time of the fire were able to get out on their own.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  Damage to the building and its contents is estimated at more than $259,000.  

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