Suspicious fire: 2-alarm blaze damages apartment building near 39th and Hopkins

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MILWAUKEE — Firefighters on Wednesday morning, May 16 responded to the scene of an apartment fire near 39th and Hopkins in Milwaukee. The call came in around 4:30 a.m.

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When crews arrived on scene the fire had already taken over both floors and the hallway of a 16-family, two-story brick building — and two people were still inside the building.

“We had significant fire showing on the first floor, significant fire showing from the second floor. It would appear we had fire showing from three separate and distinct apartment units in this building and we had multiple reports of people trapped upon our arrival,” said’Aaron Lipski, Deputy Chief, Milwaukee Fire Department.

Ongoing.

Firefighters were able to walk one resident out the front door. They had to rescue an elderly resident on the second floor — bringing that person out a window. Those two individuals, along with a third person, were injured.

Ongoing.

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