MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee firefighters responded to Milwaukee’s “ill-secured, long-vacant Northridge Mall” Wednesday, Aug. 10 for the second fire in less than three weeks.
Wednesday’s fire was upgraded to a second alarm due to the size and “decrepit condition of building.”
Fire officials said almost work by first responders brought the fire under control.
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Then, officials began a search of the “massive structure.”
A similar incident happened back on July 19. That incident was arson, and damage was estimated at approximately $200,000.