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MILWAUKEE, WI -- A collection of bras is going back up at a Milwaukee bar.

A city inspector had ordered the undergarments to be taken down from the ceiling, citing a fire hazard.

The Holler House is a kind of museum of Milwaukee's south side heritage, which makes Marcy Skowronski its very curious curator.

"Us ladies all got -- we had enough to drink and started taking our bras off. It was 45 years ago, said Skowronski."

For all the years since, bras have hung from the ceiling of Marcy's bar, a strange tradition that has endured and endeared the bar to generations of parties.

But the fun came to a halt after a city inspector saw all the hanging bras as a fire hazard and ordered the bar to take them down.

Skowronski called a local journalist, who, in a day, had the city backing down.

The city overturned the inspector's order, which means owners are now planning a party to re-bra the place.

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