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Spire collapses as fire consumes Milwaukee's Trinity Lutheran Church

Posted at 5:19 PM, May 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 11:15:05-04

MILWAUKEE -- One of multiple spires collapsed as a four-alarm fire consumed a historic Milwaukee church Tuesday afternoon.

Scripps station WTMJ in Milwaukee's chopper was overhead and captured the collapse live.

The fire broke out at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, near the corner of 9th and Highland.

The building was constructed in 1847.