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House fire at 26th and Locust, Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — A woman is hurt in a house fire near 26th and Locust in Milwaukee on Friday, March 4th.

The fire broke out just before noon. It appears neighbors had to run into the home — and rescued her before firefighters arrived on the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of burns. Fire officials say she was stable and alert.

Fire crews found heavy fire on the first floor of the home. It spread to the second floor.

House fire at 26th and Locust, Milwaukee

House fire at 26th and Locust, Milwaukee

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  • Jon adams

    Correction: While all the neighbors gawked at the burning home, Jim Wick, an Employee of the State run transitional facility “Parson House” sprang into action!!! Milwaukee’s version of Clark Kent, Jim did not hesitate and risked life and limb to save the elderly woman from a cooking fiasco!! We salute you Jim!!!

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