Little Free Library goes up in flames

Neighbor heard bang
Little Free Library goes up in flames

A Little Free Library box was set on fire in a near west side neighborhood early Thursday morning.

Madison police said officers and firefighters were called to the 1100 block of Erin Street at 3 a.m. for a report of a fire. A nearby resident told police they heard a bang, looked out a window and saw her neighbor’s Little Free Library box on fire.

The library box and the books inside were damaged by fire and water.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.