North Shore Fire: Fire breaks out at building that is home to many elderly and disabled residents

  • Source: WDJT-TV CBS 58 Milwaukee
  • Published: 10/19/2017 10:57 PM

North Shore Fire and Rescue responded to the Parkside Commons Apartments, 1400 W. Custer Ave., for a report of a fire on the second floor of the building. The first arriving fire company reported an active evacuation in progress with residents reporting moderate smoke conditions on the second floor. Crews located a fire in an apartment on the second floor. There was heavy smoke and crews encountered several residents requiring assistance with evacuation. The fire was quickly brought under control by crews. Much of the fire had already been put out by the fire sprinkler system within the structure.


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