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Several Fire Departments Battle Structure Fire In Cottage Hills

COTTAGE HILLS – Cottage Hills Fire Department responded to 1200 block of 14th Street for a structure fire early Tuesday morning.

When firefighters arrived on scene the house was fully involved. Cottage Hills Fire Department called a box-alarm, firefighters from Bethalto, Rosewood Heights, Meadowbrook and Fosterburg came to the scene for manpower.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control quickly. It appears the fire was burning awhile before anyone noticed it. Firefighters spent a few hours getting the hot spots out and doing overhaul.

Madison County Emergency Management Rehab Unit was on scene along with Alton Memorial Ambulance Service. The Madison County Sheriff Department blocked 14th street off while firefighters battled the fire.

The Wood River Fire Department covered Cottage Hills while Holiday Shores covered Meadowbrook.

No injuries were reported the homeowner was away from the home at the time of the fire. The Illinois State Fire Marshal was called to investigate the fire.

The Bethalto Burger King donated breakfast to the firefighter.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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