On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
71° Feels Like: 71°
Wind: SE 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.35”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 55°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 80°

Sun Night

Isolated Thunderstorms 59°

Milwaukee officials identify boy killed in house fire

by
House Fire
House Fire

MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - A seven-year-old boy killed in a house fire in Milwaukee was identified Monday as Miguel Quintanilla.

Authorities said he suffered smoke inhalation in a blaze on Saturday morning. He died Sunday at Milwaukee Children’s Hospital.

Firefighters said they revived Miguel twice just outside the burning house, before he was taken to the hospital. A preliminary investigation shows that an electrical problem caused the fire.

Monday afternoon, Milwaukee firefighters will check the neighborhood where the fire broke out – and they’ll see whether those homes have working smoke detectors.

Milwaukee officials give away smoke detectors to residents, as a way to discourage house fires. 

Comments