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Red Cross assists 13 people following duplex fire near 38th and Villard

MILWAUKEE — Thirteen received aid from the Red Cross following a duplex fire near 38th and Villard Saturday night, Aug. 31.

According to the Milwaukee Fire Department, there were heavy flames upon the arrival of firefighters around 9:30 p.m., which were knocked down quickly.

The building to the south had melted siding, but the fire did not enter that building.

No civilian injuries were reported, but three firefighters were evaluated for exhaustion. They were not transported for their injuries.

The cause of the fire was under investigation. A damage estimate wasn’t immediately released.


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