The Madison Fire Department was called to a fire at a home in the 500 block of East Johnson Street just after four this afternoon. According to the Madison Fire Department, Passersby noticed a fire on the second floor balcony and called 911. Fire Engine 1 arrived in less than four minutes and found that a significant amount of flames were coming from the balcony. They immediately pulled a hose line and were able to control the fire and extinguish it quickly. The Madison Police Department had to close East Johnson Street for half an hour between Blair Street and Franklin Street while firefighters fought the fire.