Fire crews douse house fire near 46th & Fond du Lac Ave.

MILWAUKEE -- Fire crews responded to the scene of a house fire near 46th and Fond du Lac Ave. Monday morning, December 10th.

Authorities responded to the scene around 8:30 a.m. after neighbors noticed smoke coming from the second floor of the home.

Fire officials say a 19-year-old man was inside the home when the fire broke out, but was able to evacuate the residence safely.

The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation. However, officials say the fire appears to have broken out after a mattress caught fire.

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