Garage fire quickly extinguished Monday afternoon on Thurston Ave.

RFD logo On Monday May 18th at 1:59 p.m., the Racine Fire Department along with the Racine Police Department responded for a garage fire at 1921 Thurston Avenue. A garage which caught fire spread igniting two neighboring garages and power lines. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and checked for extension. The tenant was unharmed and We Energies was working on repairing damage to the power lines above the garage. The fire is still under investigation. According to the Racine Fire Department there is an estimated $10,000 to the garage / $2,500 for the neighboring garages.