On July 26th, 2013 at 1419hrs Caledonia Fire & Rescue where dispatched to a report of a structure fire at Burgey's Pub & Prime (Formerly The Dead End Saloon), 8619 East Frontage Road..
Upon arrival Battalion 11 requested a Working Still Alarm as smoke and fire was showing from the front of the building...
Firefighters immediately streached two lines and attacked the blaze while it was confirmed all customers were out of the pub.
The fire was under control within 30 minutes.
Fire officials beleive the cause of the fire to be electrical in nature. Damage was estimated at $30,000 to the building and $20,000 to the contents.
The pub had recently undergone a major renovation by new owners and had opened about a week before.
Fire units on scene included:
Caledonia: Quint 10 and Battalion 11.
South Shore Engines 9 & 10, Med 9 and Battalion 8.
Raymond Tender 462
Racine Engine 6 (cancelled)
Franklin Tender 295 (cancelled)
Oak Creek Ambulance 2
Racine Fire Bells Rehab 66