The city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, faces more than $11 million in damage from the riots that took place in August following the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Kenosha Fire Chief Charles Leipzig told the Police and Fire Commission on Tuesday that the damage from the week after Blake’s arrest accrued more fire damage than what the city receives in a typical three-year span.
“It’s been a very difficult past month,” Leipzig said, according to a report from the Kenosha News. “We have a record fire loss and some injuries as a result of the current events. … You’re looking at $11 million in fire