Monday, July 26, 2021

Apartment fire in Racine, cause under investigation

From Fox6Now:

The Racine Fire Department responded to the area of Mt. Pleasant Street and William Street early Sunday morning, July 25 for an apartment fire. The call came in around 6:45 a.m. 

The fire was called in by a Racine firefighter driving from Racine Fire Station 3 to Racine Fire Station 2 at shift change. He noticed smoke coming from a second-floor apartment window area and noticed flames in the apartment window as well.

 The fire was quickly extinguished by the first arriving crew.

The fire caused an estimated $40,000 in damage to the building and $5,000 in damage to contents.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330 or 888-636-9330.


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