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Fire at 21st and Wright, one person being helped by Red Cross

Posted at 5:43 AM, Mar 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-14 07:24:14-04

MILWAUKEE — One person is being helped by the Red Cross after a duplex caught fire at 21st and Wright in Milwaukee early Monday morning, the fire department says.

MFD said in a statement one person from an adjacent home is being helped by the Red Cross. No injuries were reported among firefighters.

The duplex next door caught fire around 1:37 a.m. The fire department estimates the fire caused about $443,187 in damage to the building.

Fire officials said crews found the building engulfed in flames. Firefighters conducted an "exterior/defensive attack" due to fire conditions, according to their statement.

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