6 people displaced following apartment fire near S. 15th and Orchard

MILWAUKEE -- Six people are displaced following a fire that took place in a three story apartment building on Orchard Street near S. 15th Place in Milwaukee.

The fire took place Saturday evening, August 27th.

According to the Milwaukee Fire Department, the fire started int he first floor storage room, which made it difficult for crews to extinguish.

Officials say the scene increased to a two-alarm fire due to the size of the building.


Over 20 people were evacuated and four apartment units were damaged.

Authorities say six people have been displaced due to this fire. They are being assisted by the Red Cross.

No one was injured.