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2 Madison Adults Receive Minor Injuries in Home Blaze
March 25, 2011
Three adults and two dogs were in the west side home at the time of the fire, which caused $250,000 in damage. Everyone including the dogs evacuated from the home. Two adults were treated and released at the scene for minor injuries.
Visible smoke and flames were reported to 911 Communications Center at 4337 Travis Terrace, a single-family home. When firefighters arrived around 8:00 pm, heavy smoke and flames were coming from several windows of the home and the garage area. Firefighters attacked the fire with several hose lines, using foam and water. The fire was extinguished at 8:35 pm.
The home suffered extensive fire and smoke damage throughout the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The residents have insurance. Red Cross was also contacted to assist the occupants.
The home was not compliant with the City smoke alarm ordinance.
City of Madison Smoke Alarm Ordinance States:
All residential buildings within the City of Madison, shall have smoke alarms in place which meet one of the following requirements:
Author:City of Madison Fire Department Press Release
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