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CRIES FOR HELP ANSWERED: Man enters burning home to save another

By Amy Frankl-Brandt, Assistant Editor

ALGONA—Nettie Renshaw was across the street at her rental property with Wade Pettit, who had been living there. They heard screams for help. The two looked across the road to 419 N. Wooster St. and saw the house was on fire, black smoke billowing out of the windows and doors,  and a woman in the doorway trying to get out.

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