The Milwaukee Fire Department and the Milwaukee Police Department responded to a house fire in the 2800 block of W. Meinecke Avenue on the evening of February 10. One occupant, a 1-month-old girl, sustained serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire is ongoing.
UPDATE (2/12/18 at 7:25 a.m.): The victim in the February 10 fire in the 2800 block of W. Meinecke Avenue passed away from her injuries on February 11. A 31-year-old woman has been taken into custody on preliminary charges of child neglect. Our investigation is ongoing.