Three departments respond to Montrose garage fire

MONTROSE, MN – The cause of a Sunday afternoon garage fire in Montrose that sent a firefighter to the hospital remains under investigation.

According to the Montrose Fire Department, firefighters were called to a fire on Center Avenue North at 4:17 p.m.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a detached garage on fire with heavy fire and smoke on the back side of the structure.

Firefighters deemed the fire to be under control at 4:43 p.m.

One firefighter was transported to a local hospital for exhaustion and dehydration.

Delano Fire Department, Waverly Fire Department, Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Ridgeview Ambulance, and the Wright County Fire Investigation Team assisted at the scene.

Smoke billows from a garage as firefighters respond to a fire on Center Avenue North in Montrose.

Smoke billows from a garage as firefighters respond to a fire on Center Avenue North in Montrose.

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