Fire damages vacant home on east side, officials say

MADISON, Wis. - Fire caused heavy damage Wednesday morning to a vacant home on Madison’s east side, according to a release.

Emergency crews were sent just after 6 a.m. to the 4600 block of Bunker Hill Lane after a neighbor noticed smoke coming from the home’s roof vents, officials said.

Crews reported seeing smoke in the neighborhood as they drove up to the house, and smoke coming from the eaves and gable vents of the home, according to the release.

Firefighters reported heavy smoke and heat on the second floor as they searched the house to confirm nobody was inside, officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to the release. No injuries have been reported.

The fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage.

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