House Fire In New Ulm Today 12 Apr 13

The New Ulm Fire Department responded to a house fire at 501 South Washington at just after 8 o’clock this (FRI) morning. New Ulm Fire Chief Paul Macho says that the fire started in the basement, and the residents of the home and their pets were not hurt. Around 25 firefighters responded to the scene, and had the fire under control within about 20 minutes, although they were on the scene throughout the rest of the morning to monitor for hot spots. The cause of the fire is under investigation, and the amount of damage is also unknown at this time.