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One person taken to hospital with serious injuries after overnight apartment fire


MADISON (WKOW) -- One person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after an apartment fire overnight in Madison.

It started about midnight on the 3200 block of Ridgeway Avenue. A second person was rescued from a second floor balcony without injury.

According to the City of Madison Fire Department, they were called to the six unit building after reports of smoke on the first floor. A woman was yelling for help on the balcony and crews raised a ladder to rescue her. The fire caused about $20,000 in damages.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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