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Racine fire displaces family, causes significant damage, over $150K in damages

RACINE, WI — A fire damaged a home on Wednesday night on the 2400 block of Olive Street, leaving it unhabitable and displacing the residents. The fire broke out at 11:30 p.m. The residents were not home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported, according to a press release by the […]

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Racine Fire Department Investigates Structure Fire

RACINE- A structure fire in a vacant building injured one and caused about $46,000 worth of damage, authorities said. Racine Fire Department firefighters responded to a reported fire in the 1300 block of South Memorial Drive early Saturday morning to find a house engulfed in flames, according to a press release. On arrival, firefighters met a man […]

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Basement Fire Heavily Damages Jefferson Street Home

RACINE – A basement fire left a Jefferson Street home inhabitable Wednesday morning. The fire displaced two people and killed a dog. There were no other injuries. Racine firefighters were called to 1212 Jefferson St. about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was confined to the basement area and required the use of water and firefighting […]

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Racine firefighters battle fires on St. Patrick Street and Kearney Avenue

RACINE – Fire and rescue personnel from the Racine Fire Department battled two fires – on St. Patrick Street and Kearney Avenue — on Saturday that started just over an hour apart. The St. Patrick Street fire resulted in a person being taken to an area hospital. The Kearney Avenue fire resulted in three people […]

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Fire Damages Parked Vehicle

RACINE – Fire caused an estimated $3,000 damage to a vehicle parked near a structure in the 3600 block of Douglas Avenue Thursday evening. The Racine Fire Department responded just before 7 p.m. The vehicle owner put out the fire with an extinguisher just before firefighters arrived. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check […]

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