Police: 2 seen throwing items into dumpster that was on fire; flames spread to building

MILWAUKEE — A volunteer with the American Red Cross said they were assisting a family of nine after a fire near 15th and Lincoln. Police said it began as a dumpster fire, and spread to a building next to the dumpster.

The call came in around 1:00 a.m.

Police said two people were seen throwing items into the dumpster as it was on fire — described as black males.

No one was hurt. No one is in custody.

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