The Alton Fire Department is investigating a recent series of fires at vacant houses and at least one business in the city. In the latest incident, crews from Alton and East Alton responded to a fire at neighboring vacant houses on Sunday in the 1900 block of Pleasant Street just after 5:00am.
No injuries were reported. Alton Fire Chief Bernie Sebold tells The Big Z with the number of suspicious fires since in the last month or so, they are considering all possibilities:
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Sebold says if you know anything or saw anything out of the ordinary, you can call Alton Police at 463-3505 or the Alton Fire Department at 463-3565.