Six injured in Waunakee apartment building fire

April 9, 2019

Six people, including two firemen, sustained minor injuries Monday night in an apartment building fire in Waunakee, believed to have started in the kitchen of an apartment.

Damage was estimated to be $100,000.

The fire was reported at about 7:20 p.m. at 400 O’Malley St. in Waunakee, the police department said.

All occupants in the building were evacuated.

“Six people were treated by EMS, and three of them were transported to the hospital,” said police Lt. Adam Kreitzman.

Red Cross helped the residents displaced by the fire.

Emergency units at the scene in addition to Waunakee Fire and EMS included the Middleton, DeForest, Dane and Cross Plains Fire Departments, Middleton and DeForest EMS and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.