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Posted on: February 26, 2023

Apartment Fire in Fitchburg

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Incident Type: Structure Fire 

Incident Date: 2/26/2023

Release Date: 2/26/2023

Prepared By: Kim Miller, Fire Administrative Services Manager

At approximately 3:45pm Sunday afternoon, February 26, 2023, Dane County Public Safety Communications (911) notified the Fitchburg Fire Department of a structure fire at 2229 Rosenberry Road in the City of Fitchburg. A resident of the property called 911 and reported seeing flames in the building.


The first arriving fire personnel did not see visible smoke and flames. After assessing the property, personnel were able to locate a contained fire in a first-floor apartment. The building fire alarms did activate and sound but there were no sprinklers in the building. 


Fire was extinguished quickly by first arriving companies. The apartment resident was the only individual displaced due to smoke and fire damage in the apartment. No injuries were reported.


Assistance was received from the Fitchburg Police Department, FitchRona EMS, Madison Fire Department, and Oregon Fire Department.


The origin and cause of the fire is currently under investigation by Fitchburg Fire Investigators.



For additional information, please contact Deputy Fire Chief Rob Kunze: 608-270-7045.



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