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Fire School is red hot in Monroe
Times photo: Tere Dunlap EMT Vanessa Carson, Ashton, Ill., checks the blood pressure of firefighter cadet Matt Modrzejewski, 17, after a practical exercise Saturday at the Monroe Fire School. More than 900 firefighters from southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois participated in 46 classes.
MONROE - A record number of emergency personnel turned out for training at the 72nd Monroe Fire School this past weekend.More than 900 firefighters trained in 46 classes at 10 locations around Monroe and Green County.The school doesn't just train firefighters to fight fires.