10/18/2013 UPDATE:

The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office is releasing the name of man that died in the fire on 10-16-2013 at 6425 Bridge Road in the City of Madison.  The victim is identified as: 

Christopher G. Williams, 51, Madison, WI

A forensic autopsy completed Thursday at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office disclosed that Mr. Williams died from thermal injuries and smoke inhalation.

This death remains under investigation by the City of Madison Police Department, the City of Madison Fire Department and the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.



The Dane County Medical Examiner has confirmed that one person is dead after an apartment fire on Bridge Road in Madison.

It happened at the Riverwood Apartments. The fire was contained a few minutes after 4:00 p.m.

The apartment manager says the person who died was a long-time resident of the apartment. The manger says the victim's apartment suffered the most damage.