MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a fire that happened Tuesday, April 7 on Wabash Court just west of 76th Street on the city’s north side.
Police have opened an arson investigation, noting that the fire was intentionally started inside a residence around 2:20 a.m.
The American Red Cross, who provided assistance to 18 people affected by the fire, said the fire happened at multi-unit group home.
The suspect, a 73-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained non-life threatening injuries in the incident. He was taken to a hospital for treatment and arrested.