Fire officials called out to Yankee Hill Apartments on E. Kilbourn for fire in trash compactor

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MILWAUKEE — Fire officials were called out to a fire at Yankee Hill Apartments on E. Kilbourn Avenue in Milwaukee on Sunday night, August 23rd.

We’re told the fire occurred in a trash compactor in the building’s basement. It was put out by the building’s sprinkler system.

An officer on scene called this a minor fire, and residents were allowed back inside the building after they were evacuated for about 30 minutes.

No one was injured.

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