Alton Fire Department Battle Structure Fire Early Monday Morning

ALTON – Alton Fire Department responded to the 600 block of Stowell Ave around 12:00 a.m. Monday for a reported structure fire.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they found heavy smoke coming from the house. It was unclear if anyone was home. Firefighters made a sweep of the house and found nobody. It was determined a few minutes later that all the residents were not home at the time of the fire.

Due to the active fire Alton requested a box-alarm. Firefighters from East Alton and Godfrey responded to the scene. The house sustained heavy smoke damage.

No injuries were reported and its unknown what caused the fire at this time.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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