East Alton Along With Other Area Fire Departments Battle Garage Fire Tuesday Afternoon

EAST ALTON – East Alton Fire Department responded to a garage fire Tuesday at 1:46 p.m. in the 400 block of Lincoln.

When firefighter arrived on scene they encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the detached garage. East Alton requested a box-alarm which Wood River, Roxana, and Alton to the scene. East Alton Police Department helped with traffic while Alton Memorial Ambulance was there for standby.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control quickly. The garage had major damage. No injuries were reported and it is unknown of the cause of the fire at this time.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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