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					City of Madison Fire Department
Press Release
Date: August 17, 2006 Released By: Eric Dahl - Public Information Officer (608) 261-9845 or (608) 279-7148

Large Garage Destroyed by Fire
City of Madison firefighters were summoned to a garage fire on the city’s east side this morning. As fire units left their stations, they could see black smoke rising into the sky. Within two minutes the first units arrived to find flames burning through the roof of an 8-stall garage. Hoses were pulled to immediately protect a nearby 8-stall garage and an occupied apartment building that were both threatened by the flames. Firefighters helped evacuate some residents and pets who were still in the apartment building. The fire was brought under control and units remained on the scene to extinguish some spot fires. The fire cause is under investigation. One firefighter was injured battling the fire and transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Incident Information
Incident Type: Incident Date: Incident Location: Owners Name: Structure Description: Incident Times: 1st Alarm: Cause of Fire: Damage: Estimated Dollar Loss: Injuries: Units at the Scene: Garage Fire August 17, 2006 Incident Number: 10 Summerview Ct. Morningside on the Green Apartments 8 stall garage, wood frame construction 09:32 2nd Alarm: 06-26657

Time Under Control (knockdown):

Under investigation Heavy fire damage $125,000 One firefighter was transported to St Mary’s with non-life threatening injuries Engine 11, Engine 8, Ladder 8, Ladder 1, Rescue 8, Rescue 5, Command 31, RIT Engine 3, Investigator 85, Investigator 87, PIO 78 --- END ---

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