Three adults, nine children safe after fire in South Madison apartment building

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) Madison Fire Department officials are on the scene of an apartment fire in South Madison. The was reported around 4:15pm at Parker Place Apartments, 2411 Parker Place, just off of Badger Road. We now know three adults and nine children are safe.

Upon arrival, fire crews spotted flames and smoke coming from one of the units. Within 30 minutes, the flames were extinguished.

The buildings were evacuated as crews put out the flames, and Badger Road was blocked with fire engines. No word on the cause of the fire. We now know damage to the unit is estimated at $40,000. This story will be updated as details come in to the NBC15 newsroom.