House Fire Injures Couple
March 18, 2021
A late morning house fire left an elderly couple with serious injuries on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in Monroe. The fire occurred at their residence on Carver Street, but the occupants were able to get out of the house. The house had extensive damage because the fire, according to the Monroe Fire Department, was likely attributed to faulty wiring. The couple was identified as Tommy Lofton and his wife Eloise, according to Lofton's niece Johnnie Thomas.
Though emergency personnel arrived at the Carver Street address within minutes, Lofton and his wife had to receive emergency treatment. The...