Racine duplex fire: Dogs dead, 6 residents displaced

Racine Fire Department

Six people are displaced, and two dogs are dead after a duplex fire near Douglas and High in Racine on Thursday, Feb. 9.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a large fire at the back of the building. An overhaul of the duplex's interior and exterior was needed to put out the fire.

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There were no injuries to fire department personnel or civilians. A total of six fire apparatus, totaling 28 personnel, worked to extinguish the fire. 

The Racine Fire Department estimated the cost of damage to the structure to be $150,000, and the cost to the contents inside to be $40,000.