Mother, four children displaced by house fire in Racine
RACINE (WITI) — Racine Fire officials say a mother and her four children are receiving temporary shelter via the American Red Cross after a fire on Tuesday, April 1st.
The fire broke out at a home in on West Street, just before 7:00 p.m.
Fire officials believe the fire was started by children playing with fire in an upstairs bedroom.
The fire was contained to the bedroom, and quickly extinguished.
The fire caused about $15,000 in damage.
Fire officials say this home had no working smoke detectors.