Smoke Detectors Save Lives!
March 26, 2020
On March 22, 2020, at approximately 3:07 a.m., the Belleville Fire Department, along with Belleville EMS, fire departments from Verona, Fitchburg and New Glarus, and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, were dispatched to an address on Paoli Road, in the Town of Montrose, for a residential structure fire with possible trapped occupants.
A Dane County Deputy arrived and found an active fire on the outside of an enclosed front porch. The deputy confirmed all occupants were out of the house and then deployed a fire extinguisher, which slowed the fire spread.
Engine companies from Belleville an...