MADISON, Wis. — A automobile engine hearth on Madison’s east facet grew so giant sufficient to threaten a close-by dwelling Tuesday morning.
Madison hearth officers stated firefighters responded to a house within the 1900 block of Loretta Lane shortly earlier than 10:30 a.m. after getting a report of a automobile on hearth.
When firefighters obtained to the house, they discovered a sedan parked within the driveway with its engine totally engulfed in flames and smoke. The automobile was parked subsequent to a different automobile within the driveway.
Based on the Madison Hearth Division, the flames from the automobile’s engine grew tall sufficient to achieve the gutters of the home it was parked in entrance of. Crews attacked the flames to chill and defend the home earlier than working to extinguish the fireplace fully.
The home was unoccupied on the time of firefighters’ response. A canine that was inside had already been set free by Madison police to the firefighters’ efforts.
Investigators are nonetheless working to find out the reason for the fireplace, however they don’t consider it to be suspicious in nature.
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