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Wood River Fire Department With The Help From Other Agencies Battle Structure Fire

WOOD RIVER – Wood River Fire Department responded to the 800 block of East Madison Ave for a structure fire at around 12:30 A.M Saturday.

When firefighters arrived on scene fire was showing on both floors of the house. Firefighters knocked down the fire quickly, but the house sustained fire and smoke damage.

Wood River Fire Department called for a box-alarm which Roxana, East Alton, Edwardsville, and Rosewood Heights to the scene for manpower. Alton Memorial Ambulance was on standby at the scene. Madison County Emergency Management had the Rehab Unit on scene.

East Madison was shut down in both directions while firefighters battled the fire. No injuries were reported.

It is unknown at this time what caused the fire. All fire units returned to service at around 2:30 A.M

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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