Power restored in Riverwest after 5-alarm fire
MILWAUKEE - All We Energies customers in Riverwest that lost power due to a 5-alarm fire have their power back, reports TODAY'S TMJ4's Cody Holyoke.
About 4,100 We Energies customers lost power from that fire in Riverwest.
Spokesman Brian Manthey told Newsradio 620 WTMJ's Jodi Becker that crews cut power at about 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the request of the Milwaukee Fire Department because of a fire at Joe's Auto Repair on East Center Street.
The area involved in the outage includes North Humboldt Street, North Richards Street, East Clarke Street and East Capitol Drive.
Some businesses, including coffee shops and convenience stores, had to temporarily due to the outage.
TODAY'S TMJ4's Cody Holyoke spoke to Riverwest residents impacted by the power outages, click on the video link to see their stories.