Apartment Fire Causes $75,000 Damage
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 9:29am
City of Madison Fire Crews responded to a structure fire on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 2116 Fisher Street at 6:00 AM. Upon arrival, smoke and fire was seen from a first floor apartment, which was burning the bottom of a wooden deck on the second floor.
Entry was made into the building and the fire was extinguished in the first floor apartment within five minutes. A search and rescue was made throughout the 5-unit complex, one apartment is vacant. These was an initial report that one person was missing, so an aggressive search and rescue was made by Ladder 6. The resident was later found outside.
Everyone evacuated the building and no one was injured.
Smoke alarms were sounding at the time.
Fire is under investigation.
- Bernadette Galvez, 608-261-9844