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Fire chief: Brush fire in Alton fully contained

10 months 1 week 2 days ago Tuesday, March 22 2022 Mar 22, 2022 March 22, 2022 2:49 PM March 22, 2022 in News - Local
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EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated throughout. 

A brush fire in Alton that prompted evacuations and a road closure is now 100% contained, according to fire chief John J. Salinas.

The large brush fire on Bryan Road, south of the 5-Mile Line, caused the city to ask people to avoid Bryan Road between 4-Mile Line and 5-Mile Line.

The city asked residents living in that area to evacuate, but Salinas said there is currently no threat to homes in the area. 

5-Mile Line remains closed, but residents can return to their homes, the city announced. 

Channel 5 News has a crew heading to the scene. Check back for updates.

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