Reports: 88-Year-Old Woman Dies In South Milwaukee House Fire

Sad news from Sunday. From WISN

An 88-year-old woman died in a house fire in South Milwaukee on Sunday, according to the South Milwaukee fire department.

Firefighters responded to 1716 Manistique Ave. at 4:32 p.m. “The fire was quickly extinguished, but unfortunately, one individual lost their life,” Chief John Litchford said.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released. “We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim during this difficult time, and our thoughts and prayers are with them,” Litchford said.

South Milwaukee Fire Department and Police Department, in addition to the State Fire Marshal, are looking into the cause of the fire.

Also coverage from CBS 58 and Fox 6.

Please keep this woman’s family and friends in your prayers.

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