Firefighters battle fire at building under construction on Milwaukee’s south side

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MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee firefighters are battling a fire at a site near 1st and Becher St. -- just east of I-94/43.

Officials say the building in question is under construction -- and the fire has been brought under control.

Structure fire at 1st & Becher, Milwaukee

Structure fire at 1st & Becher, Milwaukee

Officials tell FOX6 News the fire may have been started by welding work being done on the roof.

No injuries are reported.

Fire on site on Becher St. in Milwaukee (Credit: Jimmy H.)

Fire on site on Becher St. in Milwaukee (Credit: Jimmy H.)