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Fire causes $50,000 in damage to town of Madison home

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TOWN OF MADISON (WKOW) -- Firefighters say a fire caused about $50,000 in damage to a home Tuesday night.

The Town of Madison Fire Department was called to the fire on Nygard Street around 7:30 p.m. The first crews on scene saw flames and heavy smoke coming from the basement windows.

Firefighters had it out within 15 minutes.

No one inside the home was hurt.

Investigators say the fire was caused when an electrical outlet ignited a flammable liquid being used for extermination.

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