Brookfield house fire; Red Cross assisting residents

House fire on Iris Court in Brookfield

Firefighters on Wednesday evening, Oct. 5 responded to the scene of a house fire on Iris Court near Lakeview Drive in Brookfield. The call came in around 7:30 p.m. 

All occupants and their dogs had exited the residence before arrival of fire department units.

First arriving units found a two story, multi-family residence, with nothing showing and evacuation in progress. The first arriving unit made entry, and found heavy smoke and fire in a second story bedroom. Crews initiated fire attack, checked for extension into the attic, and did a search of each floor.

A civilian was checked by E.M.S. for a medical problem but refused transport to the hospital.  No firefighters were injured. 

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The occupants of the home are being assisted by the American Red Cross.