Abandoned Business Building Catches Fire

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 05/15 2014 11:43AM

Updated 05/15 2014 12:20PM

ROCKFORD - An abandoned business building catches fire late Wednesday night.

It happened just before 11:30pm at 1600 S. Main St.  As firefighters arrived on scene, flames were shooting out of the building, punching a huge hole through the roof.  It took nearly two dozen firefighters two hours to put it out. 

The incident is considered to be accidental.  Crews estimate $5,000 in damage.  No one was hurt.

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