Fire damages apartment building in South Milwaukee, cause under investigation

Photo Courtesy: South Milwaukee Fire Dept.

SOUTH MILWAUKEE — The South Milwaukee Fire Department responded to the scene of an apartment complex on Bay Heights Road overnight for a report of smoke in one of the units. The call came in around midnight.

When crews arrived on scene they encountered a fire burning behind the siding and inside the wall cavity on the rear of the building.

The fire was extinguished and the area overhauled.

No additional details have been released — including the cause of the fire or the amount of damage sustained.

Monitor FOX6 News and for updates on this developing story.