Two adults burned while trying to escape apartment fire in Racine

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two adults were injured following a house fire in Racine.

The fire broke out at 315 11th Street shortly before 10 a.m. on Thursday.

According to the Racine Fire Department, the fire displaced 7 adults and 2 children from a multi-unit apartment building.

Fire crews arrived within minutes of the 911 call. Two occupants were burned while trying to escape the fire from their bedroom. One woman was taken to the hospital and one man fled the scene before fire crews could evaluate him.

The fire was contained to one unit but due to the damages, other occupants could not return to their apartments.

Red Cross was requested for assistance.

The fire remains under investigation. 

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