APPLETON — Firefighters were dispatched to a house fire around 3:50 a.m. Saturday at 1202 W. Spring Street and found heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the home.
A neighbor called 911 after he was woken by the smell of smoke. He went to the home and found the two people in an unattached garage.
The homeowner and his wife were taken to the hospital.
Those inside the home say they did not hear the smoke detectors sounding.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.