One person was taken to the hospital and three people were displaced following a fire that happened Friday in the apartments above the Care Bear Child Care Center, 1300 Douglas Ave.

Firefighters responded to the scene at 7:11 p.m. after someone reported seeing dark black smoke coming from the building, accord to a press release by the Racine Fire Department.

Crews found a man inside the building in an apartment above the business. He was taken to Ascension-All Saints Hospital. No one else was injured in the fire, which was contained to one apartment. However, three people living in the adjacent apartments were displaced because of the smoke and water damage.

Officials with the American Red Cross helped those people find shelter.

The cause and origin of the fire are still under investigation. The estimated loss is $25,000.

Advertising disclosure
To support our site and content, we work with partners to present valuable offers to help you save, earn, and get ahead. We may be compensated for the purchase of goods and services made through the links in this offer program.
Offers for you
Curated offers for our readers
advertiser disclosure
Coding for kids! Introducing programming games for the next generation. Get your kids coding today.
Start with a free trial.
Start with a free trial.

Get your students coding in no time!

CodeMonkey is a fun and educational game-based environment where kids learn to code without any prior experience. After completing CodeMonkey's award-winning coding courses, kids will be able to navigate through the programming world with a sense of confidence and accomplishment.

Kids will love learning to code with CodeMonkey

  • Ready to Go Courses. With CodeMonkey’s teacher kit and support team, anyone can teach the basics of computer science.
  • Real Coding Languages. CodeMonkey's courses teach text-based coding so students learn to program like a real developer.
  • Game-Based Learning. Kids learn coding in an engaging and rewarding environment that utilizes gaming elements.

Free Trial - Enjoy a full-blown gaming experience that will teach your kids to code!

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.