BAYSIDE, Wis. – The authorities say that 14 people were rescued from an overnight match that destroyed a 62-unit apartment complex in the Milwaukee area.
North Shore Fire and Rescue Department officials say several 911 calls came around at 12:15. Saturday, multi-storey flames in the White Oaks Apartments in Bayside report about 11 miles north of Milwaukee. Most of the people who were rescued were older citizens.
Crews on stage with a 3. Alarm fire in an apartment complex 9009 N White Oak Lane. Powerful fire and many rescue on arrival.
– North Shore Fire (@NorthShoreFire) March 30, 2019
Officials say three people, including a firefighter, were taken to a hospital for treatment.
Brand Chef Robert Whitaker says it looks like the fire started on a top floor and quickly spread through the building. He says that the fact that all residents are responsible is "miraculous".
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