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Oven fire at Madison-Kipp Corporation leaves $245,000 in damage

Published: Aug. 30, 2021 at 9:30 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2021 at 3:13 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - MFD responded to a building fire on Madison’s east side Monday night, after reports of an oven on fire inside the Madison-Kipp Corporation.

Building employees told Madison Fire they tried to extinguish the fire on their own, but it wouldn’t go out. All occupants evacuated the building without injury.

Dane Co. Dispatch said they received a call around 9:05 and firefighters were able to distinguish the fire within 12 minutes.

MFD initially sent four engines, two ladders and two paramedics. The fire responders closed Atwood Ave and reopened the street more than an hour later, according to NBC15 live coverage.

An incident report stated damages are currently estimated at $245,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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