Bethalto Fire Department Battles Structure Fire Friday

BETHALTO – Bethalto Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 100 block of Canterbury St. at 4:46 p.m. Friday.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they had light smoke showing from the front of the house. Firefighters entered the house and located the fire in one room. Firefighters made a quick attack and knocked down the fire before it spread to the rest of the house.

Due to the fire Bethalto called for a box-alarm which brought, Rosewood Heights, Cottage Hills, and Meadowbrook to the scene. Alton Memorial Ambulance had an ambulance there for standby. Bethalto Police Department blocked traffic during the fire.

No injuries were reported.

Just after 10:15 a.m. also on Friday Bethalto was called to Lee Street in Cottage Hills Fire Department to help Cottage Hills put out a fire that was close to a house. Firefighters knocked down the fire before it caught the house on fire. Fire crews were on scene about a half hour on that call.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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