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Fire at former Dairyland Greyhound Park investigated as arson

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Updated: 5:06 a.m. on April 3, 2019

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- According to the Kenosha Fire Department, the fire at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park is being investigated as arson.

Authorities say the call came in around 8 p.m. for the fire near 104th Ave. and 60th St. The building was under demolition. Crews remained on the scene until 12:30 a.m. searching the building.

No one was hurt. 

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Posted: 9:31 p.m. on April 2, 2019

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Kenosha emergency crews are on scene of the former Dairyland Greyhound Park after fire broke out Tuesday evening.

Crews were called to 5522 104th Avenue in Kenosha around 8 p.m. for a report of a fire.

The building has long been vacant as the Dairyland Greyhound Park closed in 2009.

It was scheduled for demolition.

It's not the first time that the Dairyland Greyhound Park has been in the news. The Menominee Native American Trive once proposed building a casino there in 2015 but then-Governor Scott Walker rejected it.

Local reports say ta business park will be going up.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire. 

CBS 58 News has a crew on scene and will bring you updates as they become available.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 



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