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Milwaukee man in critical condition, another injured after fire near 29th and Townsend

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Posted at 5:57 PM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 18:57:46-05

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a fire that happened near 29th and Townsend on Thursday shortly before 10 a.m.

Police say it happened on the first floor of a home and the cause appears to be accidental.

A 73-year-old Milwaukee man suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition.

Police also say a 53-year-old Milwaukee man was also transported to a hospital for non-fatal injuries.

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