Thursday, April 30, 2020

With Video: 6th Street fire started in bedroom, results in $150K in damage

From The Journal

A fire that fully engulfed a building broke out on Thursday afternoon in the 300 block of 6th Street. The fire was in the storefront building next to Butcher & Barrel Gastropub, 300 6th Street. The fire was first reported at 3:10 p.m. Thursday. The cause was not immediately available nor was the extent of the damage. 

RACINE — A structure fire in Downtown Racine on 6th Street on Thursday afternoon caused an estimated $150,000 in damage and displaced at least four tenants. 

The fire was next to Butcher & Barrel Gastropub at 300 6th Street. The fire was first reported at 3:13 p.m. Thursday. 
A Racine Fire Department release sent at 8 p.m. said the fire started in a second floor bedroom, but the cause was still under investigation. 
At least four tenants lived in apartments in the upper levels of the building, according to Racine Fire Department Battalion Chief Willie Hargrove. No injuries were reported. 
Firefighters were able to help rescue two cats that were in the building, Hargrove said.
No estimate was immediately available on the extent of the damage. 


1 comment:

OrbsCorbs said...

The fire looks bad. I hope no one was injured.