Racine apartment complex damaged following fire

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RACINE (WITI) — Racine fire officials responded to the scene of apartment fire on Erie Street early Tuesday morning, June 25th.

According to authorities, fire officials received a call around 7 a.m. for a report of smoke coming off the roof of a building.

Upon arrival, firefighters say no alarms were sounding and no evacuation had occurred. Firefighters evacuated the building and the Belle Urban System provided a bus for temporary shelter for the apartment residents.

Officials say the fire broke out in a wall that was shared between two apartments.

The fire caused an estimated $12,000 in damage to the building.

The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation.

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