WI explosion kills 3

A warehouse explosion in Milwaukee killed three people and injured dozens of others.

BY HEATHER MOYER | MILWAUKEE, Wisc. | December 6, 2006


A warehouse explosion in Milwaukee killed three people and injured dozens of others Wednesday.

The explosion happened at a Falk Corporation industrial building Wednesday morning. Firefighters spent hours extinguishing the blaze, while evacuating other threatened nearby office buildings. The explosion also destroyed several cars.

More than 40 people were injured.

The fire may have started in a propane tank. Witnesses said they felt the explosion from miles away.


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