Alton firefighters were on the scene of a two-alarm fire for several hours this morning that destroyed one home and damaged at least one other neighboring structure. The fire started in unoccupied home in 1100 block of E 7th near 7th & Central before dawn today. The Alton Fire Department reports that the fire has been extingushed and that an investigation into the cause of the blaze has begun. 

There were no injuries reported.

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