5 people, including 2 children, displaced after house fire in Milwaukee

Duplex fire near 41st & Lisbon, Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — The American Red Cross is assisting five people including two children after fire swept through a home on Milwaukee’s north side early Saturday, June 3rd.

The fire broke out shortly before 3:30 a.m. near 41st and Lisbon.

Officials say the fire started in the attic of a duplex. The home did not have working smoke detectors.

One person was hurt and taken to the hospital for treatment.

Duplex fire near 41st & Lisbon, Milwaukee

The fire caused about $45,000 worth of damage, according to officials. But its cause is unknown at this time.

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