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Woman dies from fire on Webster Street

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Woman dies from fire on Webster Street

A 78-year-old Racine woman was pronounced dead Wednesday morning after she was pulled from her burning house at 2825 Webster St., according to authorities. She has been identified as Marilyn Christensen, said the Racine Police Department. The fire was reported at approximately 8:11 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke pouring from windows and flames inside. […]

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Morning fire sends one to hospital

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Morning fire sends one to hospital

An early morning fire has sent one patient to the hospital. The Racine Fire Department responded with a full response to the 2800 block of Webster at around 8:15 a.m. after 911 calls came in that black smoke was coming from the windows. A party was removed from the house and taken to All Saints/Wheaten […]

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South Shore Fire Station 7 Closed Sunday

Our friends at the Racine County Eye are reporting that after 50 years in service, Station 7 – in the Lake Park neighborhood – housed its last crews Sunday. The station is transitioning into a storage facility for reserve rigs, and crews will no longer operate out of that building as part of a cost-reducing […]

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Road closures in Waterford, building ordered to be razed

One block of STH 83/20 from Main Street to Elizabeth Street is closed until further notice.  Wisconsin Department of Transportation have detoured all motorists, including trucks.  Traffic heading south on STH 83/20 will continue east on Main Street to STH 36 and continue southbound to STH 20 east.  Traffic heading north on STH 83/20 will […]

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Below Freezing Temperatures-Watch out for Hypothermia and Frostbite

From the Grayslake Fire Protection District -As below freezing temperatures hit our area, we are reminding residents about two health conditions caused by cold winter weather that can lead to serious injury and even death – hypothermia and frostbite. Hypothermia is a drop in body temperature to 95 degrees Fahrenheit (F) or less and can be […]

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