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Fire at UW-Madison Boat House under investigation

Published On: Mar 18 2013 12:51:24 AM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

A fire on Sunday morning is thought to have caused thousands of dollars in damage to the UW-Madison Porter Boat House on Lake Mendota.

At around 9 a.m., fire crews responded to reports of smoke that were later determined to have been caused by an electrical fault.

The Porter Boat House is home to both the UW men's and women's rowing teams and their equipment.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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