Police Determine Apartment Fire was Arson

CREATED May 12, 2011

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MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Police determined Thursday that a four-alarm fire that injured six people on the city's northwest side was arson.

A spokeswoman for the Department declined to elaborate.

Preliminary damage estimates topped $1.2 million, and at least 75 people were displaced when the 24-unit building at 5333 N. 91st St. caught fire Tuesday night.

An investigation is ongoing.