There is a large fire at the Madison Gas and Electric site on East Washington Avenue in Madison, and another at a sub-station in Ogg Hall. People are being warned to EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY!
The fire started round 7 a.m. on Friday. Officials do not know the cause.
The fire has knocked out power to 13,000 MG&E customers.
Madison firefighters are also responding to a second fire in the downtown area. This fire was reported at the substation located south of Ogg Hall.
The Truax Fire Dept. is providing Mutual Aid to the Madison Fire Department.
The Madison Fire Department is also asking people to evacuate and avoid this second fire area.
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