The homeowner told officials that he woke up to the sound of the smoke alarm going off. Leaving the home, he went to his neighbor’s house and called 911, according to a press release from the Racine Fire Department.
Fire and rescue personnel from the Racine Fire Department responded to find a fire with smoke coming out of the home. Contained to the kitchen, the fire was quickly put out. The fire caused damage to the kitchen and light smoke damage affected the rest of the home.
The damage is estimated at $4,000.