Condo fire in Fitchburg caused at least $800,000 in damage

Published: Dec. 7, 2018 at 1:17 AM CST
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People living in a side-by-side condominium in Fitchburg are without a home after a fire swept through their homes Thursday night.

According to the Fitchburg Fire Department, crews were called to the 3000 block of Woods Edge Way at 11:11 p.m.

When firefighters arrived, flames and smoke were coming from the two-unit condominium. There were traffic restrictions on McKee Road to allow access for emergency vehicles.

Two families were home at the time of the fire and were able to safely leave the home. No injuries were reported.

The Fitchburg Fire Department estimates damage to be at least $800,000. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The fire does not appear to be suspicious.

Due to the cold weather conditions and the extent of the fire additional resources were requested. The Verona Fire Department, Oregon Area Fire/EMS District, Town of Madison Fire Department, City of Madison Fire Department, Middleton Fire Department, Belleville Fire Department, and Maple Bluff Fire Rescue Department responded to the fire

Madison Metro brought a bus to provide shelter for residents and the American Red Cross assisted the two families who were displaced by the fire.