Storage Fire in the Town of Burke

Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2012 --- 5:05p.m.

Release from Dane County Sheriff's Office:

At approximately 3:17 p.m., Dane County Sheriff’s Office deputies along with the Sun Prairie Fire Department responded to 3425 Brooks Rd. in the Town of Burke for a fire at the U-Store mini storage warehouse . Upon the arrival of responding deputies, a single unit was fully engulfed.

A renter was in one of the storage units working on a car when the vehicle caught fire. The fire quickly spread to the structure and became fully engulfed with flames. All of the contents of the unit, including the vehicle, are considered a total loss. Several adjacent units will likely have smoke and/or water damage as a result.

The renter safely exited the storage unit and no one was injured as a result of the fire. The estimated value of loss is unknown at this time.