Overloaded dryer causes fire at homeless shelter in Racine
RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Racine Fire Department was dispatched to HALO, located at 2000 DeKoven Avenue, for a report of a dryer fire.
Fire crews say that the dryer was overloaded with clothes and had a clogged exhaust vent, causing significant smoke.
There were no injuries reported.
Arrangements were made by the HALO staff for accommodations for residents.
There was an estimated $5,700 done in damages to the shelter.
The building was turned back over to HALO staff.
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