Racine officials respond to vacant building fire after neighbor reports smoke coming from broken window

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Authorities are investigating after a fire broke out inside a vacant building in Racine early Saturday, Jan. 11. 

The Racine Fire Department was called to 1315 Grand Avenue at 3:15 a.m., after a neighbor saw smoke coming from a broken window of the building. 

Officials were able to contain the fire to the kitchen and adjacent pantry. The estimated damage is $25,000. 

Fire officials searched and found the building to be completely vacant. Graffiti on an exterior wall was seen. 

Authorities are interested in any information the public may have on this investigation. You're asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-636-9330 to leave an anonymous tip. 

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