Homeowners Phillip Turner and Mia Curry, and their seven children were not at home when the blaze started in a bedroom at 10:48 a.m. A cat was inside the home, but was not injured, according to a press release by the Racine Fire Department.
Firefighters were able to quickly put the fire out. The cause is still under investigation. The damage is estimated at $50,000.
The American Red Cross is helping the family by giving them temporary shelter.
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