Black smoke seen for miles during Madison fire

Madison fire investigators are looking into what caused a fire on the roof of a building Wednesday morning.

Callers to 911 reported the fire around 11:00 a.m. Black smoke was seen coming from the building in the 6500 block of Manufacturers Drive. The building is under construction.

A number of construction workers were on the roof. By the time firefighters arrived a few minutes later, the last of the workers were climbing down from the roof. No one was injured.

There is no damage estimate or cause determined yet.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — The Madison Fire Department says there are no injuries reported and all workers escaped the roof safely.

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UPDATE (WKOW) — Smoke can be seen from miles at the fire on Manufacturers Drive.

The fire is mostly out now, as of noon. But firefighters are still working.

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MADISON (WKOW) — Madison firefighters are responding to a structure fire on Manufacturers Drive.

The fire department was called to 6502 Manufacturers Drive around 11:15 a.m. for a fire on the roof of an industrial building under construction.

The fire department tells 27 News there were workers on the roof, but they were able to get down safely.

For more go to WKOW: https://wkow.com/news/top-stories/2018/10/17/breaking-fire-at-industrial-building-under-construction-in-madison/

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