Alton Fire Department Battle Structure Fire Saturday Evening

ALTON – Alton Fire Department responded to the 1000 block of Diamond Street for a structure fire around 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

When firefighters arrived on scene they were met with heavy fire and smoke coming from the front of the house. Firefighters quickly got the fire under control. The house sustained significant damage.

A neighbor said he came outside and saw flames coming from the front of the house. He said a neighbor and himself tried to check to see if the dog was inside but could not. The homeowner came home as firefighters arrived and the homeowner had the dog with them.

No injuries were reported, and it is unknown at this time how the fire started.

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Chris Rhodes
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