Racine County: Apartment complex evacuated after fire breaks out in Village of Rochester

RACINE COUNTY — Racine County officials responded to a fire at an apartment complex in the Village of Rochester on Saturday, March 30.

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene near North Rochester and East Spring Street shortly before 11:30 a.m.

Heavy smoke could be seen throughout the complex. Authorities were able to safely evacuate everyone from the 29-unit, multi-story apartment building.

Officials said one person, a 58-year-old man, was taken transported to a hospital as a precautionary measure.

The fire was contained to one unit on the ground floor, but everyone living in the 29-unit apartment building were temporarily displaced. The American Red Cross was assisting them.

The cause was under investigation.

Apartment complex fire near North Rochester and East Spring Streets in the Village of Rochester, Racine County

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