GODFREY - The Godfrey Fire Protection District firefighters faced a difficult blaze on Sunday on Southmoor Place in Godfrey.

Godfrey Fire Protection District reported the call to the group came out at 1:24 p.m. Sunday and with the dispatch, it was stated smoke was coming from the residence. The fire was considered a threat to nearby homes.

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A residential box alarm was requested for additional resources and manpower. When firefighters arrived, the blaze was going strong.

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“The fire was brought under control after a sustained interior attack,” GFPD said in a release. “The home was not occupied at the time of the fire and it remains under investigation.”

GFPD thanks Fosterburg Fire Protection District, Alton Fire Department, Brighton-Betsey Ann Fire Protection District, QEM Fire Protection District, LifeStar EMS, and the Madison County Sheriff's Office for their assistance.

A cause of the fire has not been released and is still being investigated.

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