South Milwaukee house fire, 1 dead

One person has died following a fire on Manistique Avenue near 17th Avenue in South Milwaukee Sunday evening, April 30. The call came in around 4:30 p.m. from a bystander, and multiple agencies responded.

First responders found smoke coming from the home. 

The victim has been identified as an 87-year-old woman. There were no injuries to firefighters.

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The home suffered minor damage.

The South Milwaukee Fire Department and Police Department, in conjunction with the State Fire Marshal, is conducting a thorough investigation to determine the cause of the fire.