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Incident Report for Case #2022-171203

Incident Type

Damaged Property

Incident Date

05/08/2022 - 6:06 AM

Address

2800 block International Lane

Update

UPDATE 1

The Madison Police Department is investigating Sunday morning's fire at an office building on the city's north side as an arson.



It appears a non-profit that supports anti-abortion measures was targeted.



The building is located along the 2800 block of International Lane.



Flames were seen coming from the facility shortly after 6 a.m. The fire was quickly put out by the Madison Fire Department.



Arson investigators are working with fire department officials to determine an exact cause.



A molotov cocktail, which did not ignite, was thrown inside the building. It also appears a separate fire was started in response.



Graffiti was also found at the scene.



No injuries have been reported.



Federal investigators have been briefed on this incident.



This investigation is open and active, and information is subject to change.



Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes issued a statement regarding the arson investigation, which can be read here.



An update on this case will be provided Monday at 2 p.m. Logistics of this press conference will be announced at a later time.

 

Last updated 05/08/2022 at 12:12 PM by PIO Stephanie Fryer

Details

The Madison Police Department is investigating a fire at an office building on the city's north side.

The building is located along the 2800 block of International Lane.

Flames were seen coming from the facility shortly after 6 a.m.

The Madison Fire Department responded and quickly put out the fire.

No injuries were reported.

MPD officers and arson investigators are working to determine a cause.

Due to the active investigation, more information will be released later.



 

Released 05/08/2022 at 8:33 AM by PIO Stephanie Fryer

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.