Firefighters suffer heat exhaustion in Milwaukee fire
Firefighters rotated in to battle five-alarm blaze
MILWAUKEE —At least two firefighters have been treated for heat exhaustion while battling a five-alarm fire at an auto repair business in Milwaukee.
The fire at Joe’s East Coast Car Shop in the Riverwest neighborhood continued to burn hours after it started about 9:30 a.m. Rotating firefighters worked in humid temperatures in the mid-90s.
We Energies deactivated a nearby power line to keep firefighters safe, temporarily cutting electricity to about 4,000 customers.