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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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Exterior deck fires damage 2 Racine apartment buildings

RACINE – Two multi-family apartment buildings were damaged by separate deck fires within a few hours of each other on Wednesday, according to the Racine Fire Department (RFD). No one was injured. Erie Street deck fire Firefighters responded to the first deck fire on an upper unit wooden entrance of an apartment building on the […]

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40th Annual Tremper High School Blood Drive, Update on Blood Shortage

KENOSHA – On Thursday, March 10, Tremper High School will be welcoming Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin back to its campus from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. for the largest student-led blood drive in the state of Wisconsin. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Tremper’s blood drive. Not only is Versiti hoping to collect […]

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2 Families Displaced by House Fire on Racine’s North Side

RACINE – On Wednesday afternoon at 12:07 p.m. the Racine Fire Department responded to a house fire call that left two families displaced at 1116 Nelson Court. Tenants in the upper unit of the duplex, located on the north side of the city, discovered the fire “originating from near an electrical outlet in a bedroom,” […]

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State Farm Matching American Red Cross Donations January 11-15

To help the American Red Cross respond to disasters and emergencies big and small, State Farm is matching donations to the Red Cross dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 January 11-15, helping gifts go twice as far! After a year where we’ve faced record disasters and mounting challenges from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, being connected with our […]

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Seven displaced by Thursday morning house fire

RACINE – An early morning fire at a Franklin Street home displaced seven residents and caused an estimated $20,000 damage, the Racine Fire Department reported Thursday. Firefighters responded to an emergency call to 1709 Franklin St. shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday. The first-floor occupant called 911 after smelling smoke and seeing fire coming from the […]

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Help The Red Cross Find SE Wisconsin Community Heroes

You can help the American Red Cross honor heroes from southeast Wisconsin by making a nomination to the 2020 Brave Hearts event. The Red Cross’ Brave Hearts event will honor everyday heroes across categories such as military, good Samaritan, youth, blood donor and community safety. The public is encouraged to submit nominations for people who […]

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Wednesday second-floor structure fire quickly contained, causes $20K in damages

Racine Fire Department crews responded Wednesday morning to a structure fire at 1411 Grand Ave. A second-floor occupant of the building called 911 after seeing smoke coming from the living room. An RFD release said the caller and the rest of the occupants of the building had exited the structure before RFD units arrived on […]

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