The Madison Fire Department said one firefighter was injured after responding to a smoky blaze at a downtown apartment complex Thursday morning.
The fire department got a call shortly before 4 a.m. for a structure fire in the Capitol Centre Court Apartments at 344 West Dayton Street.
Officials say the fire started in a fifth floor apartment, which was filled with smoke when they arrived.
One firefighter was taken to Meriter Hospital for a minor injury, and two people were check out by paramedics, but not taken to a hospital.
Firefighters said not all residents were evacuating the building to the sound of the fire alarms and had to be told it was a real fire.
Officials said the found smoke in the fifth floor hallway and thick black smoke in the apartment.
Damage from the fire is estimated at $70,000 and was contained to one apartment.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.