No injuries after Saturday house fire in Rockford | News

Judith Zeng

UPDATE: ROCKFORD (WREX) — No one particular is damage right after a Rockford home hearth Saturday afternoon.

New info from the Rockford Fireplace Section claims crews had been named to the 1700 block of Genoa St. just after 12:30 p.m. Saturday for a report of a home hearth.

Minutes afterwards, firefighters discovered fireplace in the back again of the property. The hearth, only on the exterior of the house, was put out in beneath five minutes.

No one was hurt in the fireplace.

Harm was only finished to the exterior siding of the house as perfectly as a window. RFD suggests destruction from the fireplace is believed at $2,500.

The induce of the hearth is nevertheless underneath investigation, but RFD suggests it is believed to be accidental.


ROCKFORD (WREX) — Firefighters have been referred to as to fight a home fireplace in Rockford Saturday afternoon.

The Rockford Fire Office tweeted just in advance of 1 p.m. Saturday that crews were being preventing a household fireplace in the 1700 block of Genoa St.

Firefighters at the scene say 1 human being was in the household when the hearth started out, but they ended up not damage.

Photos from the scene show harm on the exterior of the house.

The Rockford Fireplace Department is presently investigating the induce of the hearth.

This is a acquiring tale. This posting will be current with new information and facts as before long as it turns into out there.

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