GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

9 residents displaced after apartment fire in Green Bay

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Nine people have been displaced after a fire starts within a 16 unit apartment building on Saturday night.

According to the Green Bay Metro Fire Department, at around 8:30 p.m., crews responded to the 2700 block of Humboldt Road for a report of a fire in a 16 unit apartment building.

Arriving crews said they observed fire coming out of a second-story window and due to the fire being within the apartment building and the hot weather, additional fire units and ambulances were requested.

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Upon arrival of the first engine, the fire is said to have been quickly knocked down.

No injuries were reported. Officials said around $100,000 of damages and repairs were left as a result of the fire.

Officials shared that heavy fire damage was done to a second-floor apartment unit that is believed to be the location where the fire started.

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Four other units have been affected by water and smoke damage as well. The Red Cross is assisting a total of nine people who have been displaced due to the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Green Bay Fire Marshalls. Local 5 will update this story as it develops.

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