Officials: 1 found dead in fire near Locust and Richards

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner was called to the scene of a fatal fire near Locust and Richards on Thursday afternoon.

Officials say an adult male was found dead on the second floor of a home, but it is not known if the man died as a result of the fire.

Authorities are investigating the cause, but say there were no working smoke detectors and that the inside of the home is uninhabitable.

Fire near Locust and Richards in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood

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