No injuries reported after mattress fire

February 19, 2021, 6:57 p.m.

Stephen Cohn

Posted: Feb 19, 2021 6:57 pm

MADISON, Wisconsin – Authorities are investigating after a mattress was set on fire in a house near Brittingham Park.

According to an incident report, officers responded to the fire in the 400 block on West Shore Drive shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday.

According to the report, inmates were at home and called 9-1-1 when they found the fire.

Officials said the fire was put down in about 10 minutes, and the mattress and box spring bed had been removed from your home and covered in snow to make sure the fire was put out.

Nobody was injured and an uninjured cat was returned to its owners.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

The damage is estimated at around $ 5,000.

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