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Fire in Town of Berry caused by porch light and bird nest

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 TOWN OF BERRY (WKOW) -- A house fire in the Town of Berry is believed to have been caused by porch light igniting a birds nest.

Dane County Sheriff's Office says around 11:30 Wednesday night, deputies along with fire departments from Cross Plains and Black Earth responded to the 5000 block of Schuman Road for an electrical fire, which officials believed was caused by the porch light heating and igniting the bird nest.

The fire was extinguished quickly.  Damage estimates are not known as of right now.  The smoke detector woke up the homeowner, and there were no injuries.

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