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Fire at retirement community contained by sprinklers, causes water damage

Published On: Jun 09 2014 09:43:48 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 10 2014 07:40:38 AM CDT

Keely Arthur

MADISON, Wis. -

Madison fire crews responded to a fire in a retirement community apartment building Monday night.

Dane County dispatch said the fire was reported around 8:30 p.m. at the Oakwoods Village Retirement Community at 6209 Mineral Point Road.

The fire started in an apartment bedroom, but was contained by sprinklers, officials said. One minor injury was reported at the scene. That person was taken to a hospital.

Several floors of the apartment building did sustain water damage, officials said.

Nearly 100 older adults live in the 15 story high-rise apartment building.

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