Fire near UW-Whitewater campus

Published: Nov. 9, 2016 at 9:42 PM CST
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A number of fire departments were on the scene of an apartment fire that displaced a number of UW-Whitewater students Wednesday night.

NBC15 has a crew on the scene at the University Garden Apartments.

Here is a press release from the Whitewater Fire Department:

"The Whitewater Fire Department is actively investigating a multi‐unit apartment complex structure fire. There were residents trapped, but they have been safely removed and there are no injuries at this time.

The fire is contained and the entire apartment complex will be closed until further notice. The Whitewater Fire Department is working with the Whitewater Police Department, the University of Wisconsin‐Whitewater and the Red Cross to find temporary shelter for the displaced


UW‐Whitewater students who reside at Garden Apartments should go to the UW-Whitewater Visitors Center, and displaced Gardens Apartments community members should go to the UW‐Whitewater Williams Center, Gymnasium #1."

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