The following is a Press Release provided by the Racine Fire Department...
CONTACT: Captain Brett Haller
INCIDENT TYPE: Structure Fire
INCIDENT LOCATION: 1641 South Memorial Drive
INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 8/20/12 / 00:37hrs
OWNER / OCCUPANT INFORMATION: N/A
ESTIMATED LOSS: $35,000
Fire Companies Responded on Initial Alarm; Engines 1 & 6, Truck 1, MED 1, Battalion 1.
Confirmed working fire; Quint 3 (RIT), Car 2 Safety Officer
CAUSE / ORIGIN: Under investigation
OTHER AGENCIES INVOLVED: Racine Police Department, Racine Fire Belles, WE Energies
NARRATIVE: The fire occurred in a two- story, wood frame and a vacant two-family residence. The cause and origin of this fire is under investigation. The structure received heavy fire damage. The fire caused $30,000 in property damage and $5,000 in damage to contents.