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UPDATE: Toy on heater melts causing smoke at daycare in Kenosha

Updated: 11:00 a.m. December 21, 2017

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The owner of the Estrellitas Brillantes daycare tells CBS 58 she called 911 around 9:40 a.m. 

The owner says children were briefly evacuated from the building. After fire crews cleared the daycare, the children went back inside.

Parents were not called during the incident.


Updated: 10:29 a.m. December 21, 2017

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- According to Kenosha Police, the fire started from a plastic toy that was set on a baseboard heater. The plastic melted and started to smoke, but there was no fire.

Kenosha Fire Department ventilated the building.

No children were harmed during the incident.


Posted: 9:57 a.m. December 21, 2017

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Children at a daycare in Kenosha got a little scare Thursday morning with a small fire. Kenosha Police tell CBS 58 that smoke was coming from the windows. 

The fire was initially reported around 9:45 a.m. 

Kenosha Fire tell CBS 58 that it was a small electrical fire which was contained to the area of origin with minimal damage.

CBS 58 has a crew on the way to the scene. 

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