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ALTON - The Alton Fire Department and Alton Police Department continued a busy morning Wednesday around 11:45 a.m. with a fire call in the 200 block of Main Street in Alton.

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When the Alton Fire Department arrived, it discovered a garage fully engulfed in flames.

The fire department quickly extinguished the blaze but it was destroyed. The garage on the property was within about 100 feet of a vacant home, but it was saved by the firefighters from any damage.

A Box Alarm was called with East Alton Fire Department, but they were called off on the way to the scene.

Dan Brannan also contributed to this story.

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