AND WE'RE LIVE ON MADISON'S EAST SIDE.
WITH THE LATEST ON A FIRE.
THAT ENGULFED A BUILDING TONIGHT.
THE FIRE SPARKED THIS EVENING.
ON A BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION.
ON APOLLO WAY AND JUPITER DRIVE.
THAT'S WHERE NEWS THREE'S VELENA JONES IS.
WITH THE VERY LATEST ON THIS STORY.
Fire crews are still battle a fire on Madison's east
side where a two story apartment complex once stood.
The fire department started received calls around
What we know right now 2nd alarm fire
64 unit apartment building
Two stories apartment building
No reason why
Fire crews say battling the heat has been a challenge
however they right now they have the fire 90 percent
CHIEF STEVEN DAVIS, Madison Fire Department: They
had two floors that were fully involved upon arrival
so it was a really reallty large building and they
did a tremendous job saving neighbors, the houses
across the street were taking significant heat
Now out those houses around 10 of them have been evacuated
A lot of them receiving significant damage from the
heat with the sidings melting off.
Firefighters are asking that residents stay away from
this area however they say the interstate is fine
to travel at this time.
Again the fire is around 90 to 95 percent contained
Chief Davis says crews wi be out here all night trying
to get a handle on the fire and investigate what exactly