Fire on Johnson Street causes $10,000 worth of damage, officials say

Fire on Johnson Street causes $10,000 worth of damage, officials say

Fire officials say a fire on Johnson Street caused about $10,000-worth of damage Friday afternoon, according to officials.

A passerby called in the fire around 4 p.m. after seeing flames on the second-story balcony, according to a press release from the Madison Fire Department.

The fire was located on the 400 block of East Johnson Street. The Madison Police Department had to close East Johnson Street for 30 minutes between Blair Street and Franklin Street while firefighters fought the blaze, officials said.

Fire crews responded within four minutes and put the fire out quickly. They say the quick response kept the damage to a minimum. The fire was controlled within 15 minutes of the call, according to the report.

An official cause has not been released yet, according to officials.

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