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Fires in Dover and Racine kept firefighters busy

RACINE COUNTY — Two fires — one at an industrial building and the other in a pole barn — kept area firefighters busy Tuesday night. One happened in Dover, the other in Racine. Officials reported no injuries. Cause of Dover fire unknown DOVER – A pole barn, containing vehicles, tools, and other items, was destroyed […]

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Gateway Technical College Fire Students Train with Kansasville Fire Department

Students from Gateway Technical College’s Fire School were in Kansasville for training. The 17 students in attendance were practicing fire and rescue training modules. Rob Knight captured the event and those participating in Firefighter I & Firefighter II classes. The Kansasville Fire Department assisted the Gateway students.

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Aspiring firefighters invited to Gateway recruitment event Saturday

Gateway Technical College will host a recruitment event for aspiring firefighters and emergency medical technicians on Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HERO Center, 380 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. The Gateway Technical College Fire Program is partnering with fire departments throughout Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties to recruit new firefighters and emergency […]

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Tuesday morning fire causes $35,000 in damages to Racine business

RACINE ⏤ A Tuesday morning structure fire caused $35,000 in damages to a business on De Koven Avenue in the city. According to the Racine Fire Department, firefighters responded to Modine Manufacturing, 1500 De Koven Avenue, around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. When they arrived, they saw “a light haze inside the building.” Upon investigation, firefighters […]