RACINE, Wis. - The Racine Fire Department responded to the area of Mt. Pleasant Street and William Street early Sunday morning, July 25 for an apartment fire. The call came in around 6:45 a.m.
The fire was called in by a Racine firefighter driving from Racine Fire Station 3 to Racine Fire Station 2 at shift change. He noticed smoke coming from a second-floor apartment window area and noticed flames in the apartment window as well.
The fire was quickly extinguished by the first arriving crew.
The fire caused an estimated $40,000 in damage to the building and $5,000 in damage to contents.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330 or 888-636-9330.