ALTON, Ill. – One person was killed after flames ripped through an Alton residence Wednesday morning.
The fire broke out just after 5:00 a.m. at 412 Monument Ave.
The name of the deceased wasn’t immediately released. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
FOX2 will update this story as new information becomes available.
BREAKING – 1 person is dead after an early morning house fire in Alton. Fire chief Bernie Sebold says firefighters entered into home within 5 minutes of arrival, but couldn’t enter living room due to the floor being unsafe.
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