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One person dies in Racine house fire

Posted at 6:18 AM, May 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 13:22:09-04

RACINE — One person has died after a house fire broke out about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 2500 block of Coolidge Avenue, according to the Racine Fire Department.

Racine Fire personnel got the fire under control. A dog also died in the fire.

The Racine Police and Fire departments are investigating this incident, and the scene is still active.

Any witnesses or citizens with information are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at 262-635-7756.

The fire left the front of the home near Gilson Street and Coolidge Avenue charred black. Flames from the fire also reached a neighbor's home, melting some of the siding.