**Updated 7:45 a.m. Feb. 14

A fire that started in a fireplace caused $50,000 in damage and displaced a local family.

Just after 6 p.m. Friday, crews from the Racine Fire Department responded Friday evening to reports of a house fire in the 1300 block of Grand Avenue, according to our media partners at Racine Uncovered.

A neighbor saw flames coming out of the attic and alerted residents inside. There were no injuries.

According to scanner chatter reported by Racine County Scanner, the fire may have been so hot and burned so quickly that fire fighters were in danger of a possible collapse. A few minutes later, reports indicate the roof was coming down.

Approximately 30 minutes into the fire, police were working crowd control to keep the area secure and residents safe.

Racine County Eye reader Alex Tyyska supplied photos.

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