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Thermal imaging camera helps to detect fire inside wall, ceiling of Racine home

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RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A house in Racine suffered $100,000 in damages following a fire on Monday afternoon.

The Racine Fire Department was called to a home in the 1800 block of Douglas Avenue around 12 p.m. for a report of smoke inside of a home.

The resident of the upper unit was able to help evacuate the tenant in the lower unit before the fire department arrived on scene.

The Racine Fire Department used a thermal imaging camera to find the fire inside of a interior wall.

The thermal imaging camera was also used to find another area of fire inside the living room ceiling.

No one was injured.

The Red Cross is assisting the two adult occupants of the lower unit. 

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