RACINE – A basement fire left a Jefferson Street home inhabitable Wednesday morning. The fire displaced two people and killed a dog. There were no other injuries.

Racine firefighters were called to 1212 Jefferson St. about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was confined to the basement area and required the use of water and firefighting foam. The fire was under control within about 30 minutes.

A damage estimate was not available. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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