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Milwaukee house fire being investigated as arson

Firefighters first responded to the home near 40th and Galena around 2:04 a.m.
40th and Galena
Posted at 6:55 AM, Mar 03, 2023

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee house fire that extended to a second home early Friday morning is now being investigated as an arson, Milwaukee Police said.

Firefighters first responded to the home near 40th and Galena around 2:04 a.m.

MFD said the entry-level of a 2.5-story home had caught fire and extended to a second home to the north.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no firefighters were injured.

The Milwaukee Police Department is now investigating the fire as arson. The department said someone intentionally set the home on fire.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call MPD at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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