ALTON - Alton Police Department, Alton Fire Department, and Madison County Coroner's Office are conducting a death investigation in the 800 block of Arch in Alton.

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The Alton Fire Department responded to a fire in the 800 block of Arch Street Monday morning where an apartment and garage caught fire.

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When firefighters arrived on the scene they noticed heavy fire coming out of the structure. A box alarm was called which brought East Alton to the scene.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control in a quick fashion. The next day firefighters, the Madison County Coroner's Office, and Alton Police were called back to the scene for a death investigation. Alton Police Chief Marcos Pulido confirmed that more will be released on Wednesday after the coroner's investigation progresses.

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