Three displaced, cat deceased following Madison fire

Published: Apr. 27, 2022 at 4:34 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Three people are displaced, and a cat is deceased after a single-family home caught on fire Wednesday morning.

The Madison Fire Department responded to the incident on the 300 block of E. Dean Avenue at approximately 11:42 a.m.

After forcing entry into the house, firefighters noticed thick, black smoke coming from the basement, according to the MFD. Engine Co. 5 proceeded into the home in search of the fire.

Ladder Co. 8 provided ventilation through basement windows as Engine 5 searched for the fire and continued to put out hot spots.

While attending to the structure fire, firefighters located a cat that they tried to resuscitate, but the cat did not make it.

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