The following is a Press Release provided by the Racine Fire Department...
CITY OF RACINE FIRE DEPARTMENT
810 Eighth Street
Racine WI 53403
CONTACT: Captain John Stracke
INCIDENT TYPE: Structure Fire
INCIDENT LOCATION: 1823 Woodland Avenue
INCIDENT DATE / TIME: 04/18/2010 - 2208hrs
OWNER / OCCUPANT INFORMATION: N/A
ESTIMATED LOSS: $30,000.00
CAUSE / ORIGIN: Accidental: non specified electrical malfunction in the attic of the home
Fire Companies Responded on Initial Alarm; Engines 5 (Reserve) and 9, Truck 1, Rescue 7,Car 41 - Battalion Chief.
Additional Units; Engine 1 (RIT) and Fire Investigator.
OTHER AGENCIES INVOLVED: Racine Police Dept.,WE Energies, Racine Fire Bells Rehab Unit.
Weather Conditions: N/A
NARRATIVE: Racine Firefighters responded to a single family dwelling at 2208 hours last night for a reported fire. No one was home at the time of the fire. Firefighters located the origin of the fire in the attic. The fire was controlled and extinguished by the firefighters.