Fatal fire on Madison's Hilltop

Fire remains under investigation

City of Madison Fire Department, Chief Bill Devries, October 26, 2021:

At approximately 11:30pm on Monday October 25th the Madison Fire Department and Police Department were dispatched to a structure fire in the 2800 Block of Windridge Drive in Madison, IN. Upon arrival, it was confirmed to be a well involved fire. The occupants were reported to still be inside the residence. Fire suppression and rescue efforts were put in place immediately, but due to the fires advanced stage those efforts were slowed due to the structural compromise. The two residents were found inside the apartment but they had succumbed to injuries sustained from the intensity of the fire. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by The Indiana State Marshalls Office, Madison Fire Department, Madison Police Department and the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. Our deepest condolences go out to the family for their tragic loss. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

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