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Long fight against 'stubborn' blaze
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Times photo: Brenda Steurer Firefighters from Juda and Orangeville, Ill., inspect the ducts at the Badger State Ethanol germ processing facility for fires that might have crept out from the dryer, where the fire is thought to have started Monday at the Monroe plant. About 65 area firefighters battled the blaze for nearly eight hours.
MONROE - A fire Monday at the Badger State Ethanol plant forced about 65 firefighters from eight area departments to battle frigid temperatures for about eight hours to put it out.