APARTMENT STRUCTURE FIRE NEXT TO COUNTY JAIL
Just before 6:00 PM on Thursday, October 6, 2016 two deputies discovered a fire in the apartment building next to the Madison County Jail where they were parking. The deputies reported the fire to dispatch and then used their vehicle fire extinguisher and a water hose to quell the flames until the Madison Fire Rescue personnel arrived on-scene. Firefighters put the fire out preventing it from moving in to additional apartments. Three persons were displaced and the Red Cross was called to provided assistance. Madison city police officers and Madison County EMS also responded.