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Fire damages 3-story apartment building near 11th and Grand in Racine

RACINE — Racine officials responded to a three-story apartment fire near 11th and Grand on Saturday night, Jan. 20.

Upon arrival, crews found heavy fire on the east side of the three-story apartment building. The building was occupied at the time of the fire.

Apartment fire near 11th and Grand in Racine

Apartment fire near 11th and Grand in Racine

Working smoke alarms alerted occupants of the fire — and everyone was able to escape the building without injury.

The fire caused an estimated $440,000 in damage. The cause remains under investigation.

It took firefighters approximately three hours to extinguish the blaze.

If anyone has any information about this fire, you are urged to contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 262-635-7915,