Racine Fire Department quickly extinguishes fire on Washington Ave

RFD QuintOn August 3, 2016 at 1:35 p.m.the Racine Fire Department along with the Racine Police Department responded to were  dispatched to 1010 Washington Ave. for smoke coming from the home. Upon arrival fire crews quickly extinguished a fire on the front porch and found no further extension. Additional crews cleared the building of its occupants while also securing the utilities to the home. The occupants were allowed to return to their units after the home was found to be safe. The home was left in care of the home owner who was on scene. This fire is currently under investigation. There was an estimated $3,000 in damages