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120 firefighters battle fire near downtown Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -

 

Dozens of firefighters are battling a smoky, five-alarm fire near downtown Milwaukee.

Battalion Chief Sean Slowey tells WTMJ radio (http://bit.ly/MtSNjq) that one firefighter has been injured while working the fire in a vacant commercial building. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's officials urged motorists to use caution on Interstate 43 near Highway 145 because of heavy smoke from the fire.

 

 

About 120 firefighters are on the scene.


 

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