23 people displaced after fire at Eagle River apartment complex

Published: May. 23, 2023 at 12:49 PM CDT
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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW) - More than 20 people have been displaced after a fire damaged an apartment complex in Eagle River Tuesday morning.

Multiple fire departments responded to an apartment building on the 200 block of E Pine St around 4:15 a.m. No injuries were reported.

The people displaced by the fire are being assisted by the Vilas County Emergency Management, Vilas County Social Services, The Salvation Army, the Red Cross and North Life Church.

A spokeswoman from the Red Cross said Vilas County Social Services is opening a shelter for people displaced by this fire. The shelter will be open at 5 p.m. Tuesday evening at Eagle River Elementary School.

According to the Eagle River Police Department, the fire does not appear to be suspicious. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.