<span style='font-family: "Microsoft Sans Serif"; font-size: 10pt;'>Blackhawk Fire
department was called to the scene of a house fire around 8:00 A.M. this
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The abandoned home
located in the 3000 block of South
Main Street in Rockford caught fire. A roofing crew nearby
noticed the porch was on fire and called the fire department. Fire officials
say they don't know how the fire started and no one was in the home at the
time. Several area fire departments were called to help assist.
The fire took
several hours to put out. The home is a total loss.
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