MILWAUKEE — Firefighters on Tuesday morning, June 25 responded to the scene of fire near Richards Street and North Avenue in Milwaukee. The call came in around 5:30 a.m.
When crews arrived on scene, fire was showing from the roof and there was an active fire on the second floor.
Authorities believe someone may have started a trash/rubbish fire — and it spread to a vacant home. Officials say this is similar to an incident in the same area two weeks ago.
A firefighter was transported from the scene to a local hospital for a shoulder injury.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.