No one was injured in a structure fire that happened Tuesday afternoon at a vacant residence located at 404 North Memorial Drive.
The estimated damage to the home is $50,000.
Firefighters from the Racine Fire Department were called at 5:33 p.m. after a number of people reported that the home was on fire. When crews arrived, they searched the building and didn’t find anyone inside, according to a press release by the Racine Fire Department.
“Original reports of people inside were ruled out when additional fire crews searched the building. The building appeared vacant for some time, which was confirmed by the registered owner,” the press release reads.
Investigators with the fire department helped officers with the Racine Police Department by conducting interviews with people in the area. The fire started in a second-floor bedroom, but the cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
This fire is currently under investigation.
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