Fire leaves former mayor temporarily homeless


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Fire leaves former mayor temporarily homeless

By Michele Fiore. CREATED Apr 6, 2013

MILWAUKEE - A residential fire has forced a former Milwaukee mayor out of his home, for now.

It happened Saturday afternoon near Capitol and 16th Streets at the home of Marvin Pratt, a former "acting" mayor and former alderman.

Pratt and his wife, Diane, were home when the roof caught fire.

Pratt says his wife is the one who noticed sparks coming from electrical outlets in the home Saturday afternoon.

No one was injured, but firefighters say the smell of smoke will remporarily keep the Pratts from living there.

Today's TMJ4's Keller Russell reports.



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Michele Fiore joined TODAY’S TMJ4 in 2013 after spending two years as a part-time reporter/anchor for our sister station, Newsradio 620 WTMJ.