A late night fire at a multi-family building in Brookfield sent one person to the hospital for smoke inhalation Wednesday night.
The City of Brookfield Fire Department arrived at the complex, 17675 Nassau Drive, at 10:30 p.m. and reported smoke coming from the basement.
Crews were able to bring the fire under control and contained to the room of origin.
The fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damage and the cause is under investigation.
Police are searching for the man who robbed a Subway in the Town of Brookfield late Wednesday.
Detective Sgt. Sean Schmidt said a man with a handgun tucked in his waistband came into the sandwich shop at 19555 W. Blue Mound Road about 10 p.m. and demanded cash. Employees turned over money and the man walked out.
The suspect is described as a white man who weighs about 140 pounds and stands 5-feet, 6-inches tall. The man was wearing jeans, a black shirt and a black knit hat. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (262) 796-3798.
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Brookfield East High School student Collin Steen has won a $1,000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship demonstrate academic excellence and a strong promise to succeed in college and beyond. Steen is among 22 recipients this year from the southeastern Wisconsin region.
Three Elmbrook teachers have been selected as Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship recipients: Brian Balfany of Pilgrim Park Middle School; Laurie Horne of Wisconsin Hills Middle School and Thomas Juran of Brookfield Central High School.
Fellowship recipients are chosen for their superior ability to inspire a love of learning in their students, their ability to motivate others, and for their leadership and service within and outside the classroom. Each Fellow receives a $1,000 grant, as does the school they teach at.