Fire damages town of Albion business

A business fire in the town of Albion causes a half million dollars in damage.

The Dane County Sheriff's Office says first responders were dispatched to the fire at CHS Transportation on the 500 block of Highway 73 just after 7:00 p.m. Monday night.

The fire started in the engine compartment of a Freightliner semi-trailer that was parked inside the business for routine maintenance.

The semi was a total loss.  The building also suffered extensive smoke and electrical system damage.