Cause of September fire at Madison apartment remains undetermined

Madison Fire Department response

MADISON, Wis. — The cause of a fire at a 30-unit apartment building in Madison last month is still unclear, Madison Fire Department officials said Monday.

The September 10 fire displaced 36 people, including eight children. One cat died.

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Fire Department officials said Monday that the fire originated near a water heater in a basement boiler room. Officials said the fire was unintentional and caused about $300,00 in damage.