Racine victim pulled from house fire

RACINE-- Firefighters were called to a house fire in the 2600 block of Taylor Avenue on Sunday around 4:00pm.

Firefighters say the fire started in a living area on the third floor and traveled to the attic.

They also said the fire was extinguished quickly but while conducting a primary search of the building, fire crews found a victim located on the third floor.

The victim was removed from the building and transported to Wheaton Franciscan - All Saints Emergency Room.  There is no word on that victim's condition.

A firefighter was also treated for a minor injury.

The estimated property damage is about $100,000.

No word on what started the blaze; the fire is still under investigation.


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