Crash Leads To Vehicle Fire On Barton Road

Incident Type
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 7:04pm
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 7:09pm
5800 Block Barton Road
Madison, WI

Firefighters responded to the 5800 block of Barton Road after a vehicle reportedly speeding down the road struck a large tree and started on fire. The car was fully engulfed when Engine Co. 7 arrived on scene. The driver fled the scene, according to witnesses, and firefighters verified there were no other occupants in the car. Engine 7 made sure the fire was fully extinguished. The fire did not extend to the tree. Madison Police officers caught up with the driver and advised MFD the driver did not need EMS.

Posted 03/10/2020 - 9:04am

Cynthia Schuster (Public Information Officer)