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Madison Fire Department responds to series of fires

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MADISON (WKOW) -- City of Madison firefighters had a busy Thursday night as they responded to three near-simultaneous fires in a span of a half hour.

The first fire happened at 605 Elmside Blvd, which began with a report of smoke odor coming from the house. When crews arrived, they could smell an electrical odor and noticed a haze in the kitchen. The source was determined to be coming from the refrigerator. 

The second reported fire occurred at 725 Pulley Drive, which was reported at 6:35 from a neighbor who saw smoke and flames. 

Fire officials found smoke coming from the front door and the eaves of the single-family home. The source of the fire was traced to the kitchen, and was put out within minutes of their arrival. Several of the homeowners pets were killed in the fire. The damages are estimated at $40,000.

At 7:00 p.m., a fire was reported at 4505 Tennessee Trail for a kitchen fire. The fire was extinguished quickly. Damages are being calculated in that fire.

No one was injured in any of the fires, and investigation into what caused the fires to happen is ongoing. 

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