Cause of fire under investigation at west side restaurant, Madison officials say

Cause of fire under investigation at west side restaurant, Madison officials say
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Madison fire crews are investigating after a fire caused significant damage at Takara, a Japanese restaurant on Madison’s west side, Thursday night.

According to officials, the initial call came in just before midnight Thursday for smoke coming from the strip mall near 696 South Whitney Way.

Fire officials said in a release there was heavy smoke in the restaurant. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly.

MG&E also responded to the scene to shut off electricity and gas to the building, the release said.

No injuries have been reported. There is no word on the cause of the fire or damage estimate.

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