Wis. Firefighters Bail Out Window During Blaze MILWAUKEE -- Three Milwaukee firefighters were hurt while battling a 3-alarm house fire on the city's south side Friday evening. The fire department told 12 News the fire started in the attic of the two-story home just after 8 p.m. at 15th Place and West Lincoln Avenue. The fire department said upon arriving, it was learned there might be children in the attic.