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Residents escape basement fire in rental home
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Five Monroe fire trucks, plus one from New Glarus, were dispatched at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, for a basement fire at 3030 12th St., Monroe.(Times photo: Katjusa Cisar)
MONROE - Nathaniel Scott's first concern when he saw smoke in his home was to get his mother out since she's hooked up to a highly flammable oxygen tank. "I turned it off and got her out of there," Scott said midday Wednesday, July 24, as he stood shoeless across the street from the house at 3030 12th St. and watched firefighters working. Five Monroe fire trucks, plus one from New Glarus, were dispatched to the basement fire at 2:31 p.m.