Dog dies in Yorkville house fire

  • Source: Racine Journal Times
  • Published: 12/01/2018 05:09 PM

A woman’s home sustained significant damage and a dog has died after a fire was ignited in her home Saturday morning. According to a Racine Sheriff’s Office press release, deputies received a call at 10:34 a.m. that a home was on fire at Harvest View Estates, located in the 15900 block of Durand Avenue in Yorkville. The property owner, who has not been named, said the fire started in the Florida room of the home. The first deputy on the scene advised that the home was fully engulfed in flames. The property owner said she was the only person inside but she was unable to retrieve one of her two dogs. Due to the severity of the fire, the deputy was unable to go in to attempt to rescue the dog, which was later found dead inside the home.


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