UPDATE: Oxygen Tank Explosion at Monroe Plaza Apartments Leads to Evacuations

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Oxygen Tank Explosion Leads to Evacuations

FRIDAY 3/15/2019 11:29 a.m.

Commander Paul Ebel with the Green Bay Police Department tells Local 5 an oxygen tank exploded on the 4th floor of the Monroe Plaza Apartments in the 400 block of Monroe Street.

The explosion has caused the evacuation of a number of residents.

No word on injuries, but people inside have been placed on city buses to keep warm.

Authorities have not yet determined the cause of the explosion.

Fire at a Green Bay Apartment Complex

FRIDAY 3/15/2019 11:11 a.m.

Reports are coming in that a fire has occurred at Monroe Plaza in Green Bay.

GBPD/GBMFD is advising the public to avoid the area of Main/Monroe due to the fire.

Evacuations are reportedly underway.

Officials are working to provide safety and shelter for the residents.

Officers will be on scene for an extended period of time.

Some roads are also closed near Main, Monroe, Pine, Madison.

Local 5 has a crew on the scene.

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