Family displaced after Sunday fire

Fire causes estimated $100,000 in damage

Published On: Dec 09 2012 09:23:40 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 10 2012 10:22:15 AM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

A family is displaced Sunday night after a fire ripped through their Madison home.

Madison fire authorities said a fire started in the garage of a house at 121 High Point Road. The fire destroyed two cars and caused heat and smoke damage throughout the house.

Two people were home when the fire started at around 7:40 p.m. Authorities said they escaped safely and are staying with friends overnight.

Authorities said there does not appear to be a lot of structural damage, but damage estimates are around $100,000.

Authorities are investigating what sparked the fire.