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Racine Fire Department responds to bedroom fire in duplex apartment building, $90K in damages

RACINE, WI — No one was injured after a fire broke out in a bedroom in the lower unit of a duplex apartment building in the 400 block of Ninth Street at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 18. Fortunately, working smoke alarms alerted the upstairs residents of the fire so they could exit the building without […]

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Racine man rescued during apartment fire

RACINE, WI — Due to the quick action of three bystanders, a Racine man was rescued from a second-story apartment building during a fire early Sunday morning at 2017 Case Ave. Suffering significant injuries, rescue personnel took the man to Ascension-All Saints Hospital. The man rescued from the second floor’s condition is unknown at this […]

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Racine Fire Department: Early Morning Fire Causes $30K in Damages, No Injuries

The Racine Fire Department responded to a 911 call about an early morning fire at 1419 Lincoln St. on Friday. A resident of the home called 911 to report a possible fire in the basement. Crews were dispatched at 1:52 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters reported “moderate smoke on the first floor and moved to 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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Kitchen Fire Damages College Avenue Apartment

RACINE – A fire in a kitchen damaged a College Avenue apartment and displaced 10 residents Saturday morning. The Racine Fire Department was called to a six-unit apartment building at 800 College Avenue at about 9:07 a.m. Saturday. A Racine Police Department officer on patrol discovered the fire and immediately began evacuating residents. The fire […]

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Russet Street Duplex Fire Under Investigation

RACINE – Racine Fire Department (RFD) investigators are seeking information about a small fire that damaged the exterior of a duplex in the 2800 block of Russet Street early Wednesday. Firefighters were called to the duplex about 5 a.m. They quickly extinguished a small fire near building’s front entrance. All of the duplex’s 12 occupants […]

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