Apartment fire near Jackson Park, 1 dead: MFD

The Milwaukee Fire Department responded to an apartment building fire on the city's south side Saturday night, March 12.

Officials told FOX6 News that a man was found unconscious, and first responders attempted life-saving measures before he was ultimately pronounced dead. Police identified him as a 62-year-old man.

The fire began around 6:45 p.m. on 44th Street off of Kinnickinnic River Parkway. 

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Police said one other person was in the apartment at the time and got out without injury. No one else was injured.

It is not yet known where in the apartment the fire started, and it remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360; to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or use the P3 tips app.


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