No one injured in garage fire on Wilmor Street

Wilmor Street fire Racine, Wisconsin
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RACINE, Wis. – No one was injured in a garage fire that started after a child was playing with fire Friday afternoon at a home located at 1417 Wilmor St.

Firefighters from the Racine Fire Department responded to a report of a garage fire that happened at 3:30 p.m. They extinguished the fire, which was contained inside the garage, according to a press release by department officials.

“Only household goods were stored in the garage. Some of the contents burned, as did some of the garage structure,” the press release reads.

Fire officials determined that the fire was accidentally started by a child playing with fire inside the garage. The estimated loss is $5,000.


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