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Investigation into east side warehouse fire continues


MADISON (WKOW) -- A Madison fire crew continued to keep watch at the scene of a 2-alarm warehouse fire overnight.

The stubborn fire was sparked just after 6:00 Tuesday morning on Atlas Avenue, on the city's east side.  Crews battled the fire all day.

The exact cause of the fire remains under investigation, however, it is not believed to have been intentionally set.  Investigators from the Madison Fire Investigation Division, Department of Criminal Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) have determined the origin of the fire to be in a maintenance room.

Damage to the building is expected to reach between one and two million dollars.

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