3-Alarm fire destroys garage, house in Wood River, Illinois - KMOV.com

3-Alarm fire destroys garage, house in Wood River, Illinois

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By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath

WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KMOV)—Fire crews are working to contain a 3-alarm house and garage fire in Wood River, Illinois Monday morning.

According to the Wood River Deputy Chief, the fire started outside a house on the 550 block of North 3rd Street, in the unattached garage; the fire then spread quickly to the house shortly after 2 a.m.  

The house was heavily damaged, especially on the 2nd floor.

Fire officials say two people were inside at the time of the blaze but were able to get out safely.

Multiple departments from East Alton, Alton, Edwardsville, Roxana, Harrford  assisted Wood River in containing the blaze.

No word on what caused the fire at this time.

Fire crews are investigating.

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