Village of Dane Apartment Fire
June 11, 2009
Contact: Sgt. Nick Skrepenski Phone: (608) 284-6101 FAX: (608) 284-6043
Madison, WI: Thursday, June 11th, 2009 - At approximately 7:06 p.m., Deputies from the Dane County Sheriff's Office, along with Deforest, Dane, and Waunakee Fire Departments and Waunakee EMS responded to a structure fire at 201 North Street in the Village of Dane. Upon arrival, flames were visable and heavy black smoke engulfed the building.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a resident of the apartment complex had been cooking and fell asleep when the fire started in the kitchen. All of the residents of the apartment complex were able to escape unharmed. A monetary estimate of the damage is unavailable at this time. The Red Cross is currently assisting residents displaced from the fire.