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House fire near 14th and Capitol leaves two dead

Posted at 8:35 AM, Oct 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-12 11:20:30-04

Two people have died as a result of a house fire Saturday morning, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner.

The victims have been identified as a 53-year-old woman and a 52-year-old man. They were trapped inside the home at the time of the fire, according to police.

Milwaukee fire was called to the scene of the fire near 14th and Capitol about 6 a.m.

Crews attempted life saving measures, but the two eventually succumbed to injuries.