Wisconsin House Fire Leaves Four Injured

MADISON, Wis. --

City of Madison firefighters battled a house fire on the city's East Side that injured four people early Saturday morning.

Fire crews arrived at a house on the 200 block of Judd Street around 1:30 a.m. and they found flames coming out of the front and side windows of the home, according to Eric Dahl, Madison Fire Department public information officer.

Firefighters were told that everyone was out of the house. Dahl said the fire was quickly knocked down, and crews searched the house and confirmed that everyone was out.

Dahl said that four people were injured and that three of them were transported to a hospital for evaluation and treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Dahl said a cat escaped safely from the fire, but a dog that lived in the home has not been located.

Officials estimated the damage at $100,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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