Officials investigate 2 fires in same Union Grove neighborhood
RACINE -- Authorities are investigating after two fires broke out in the same Union Grove neighborhood.
Firefighters first responded to a home near 12th Ave and New St around 3:30 a.m. for a report of a basement fire.
There were no active flames, but the house was filled with smoke.
A few minutes later, firefighters spotted a fire just a block away near 11th Ave and New St.
A garage with vehicles inside was on fire.
Residents at both homes were removed safely and there were no injuries.
The cause of both fires is still under investigation.
A damage estimate has not been determined for either structure.
Officials are still investigating to determine if the fires are related.