ALTON - A fire broke out about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Madison Avenue in Alton at a vacant house.

The home was a two-story house and the fire appeared in the front part. Alton Fire Department and Godfrey Fire Protection District responded to a Box Alarm and Alton Police Department was also on scene and closed the road.

The fire extinguished quickly by Alton Fire Department.

Dan Brannan also contributed to this story

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