A Rockford home sustains heavy smoke after a fire near Main Street and Riverside Boulevard.
The Rockford Fire Department posted the photo shown above on Twitter.
The tweet says, “This was initially dispatched as a fire alarm. Once Ladder 9 arrived scene they encountered heavy smoke in the building and this was upgraded to a working fire.”
The occupants were were able to evacuate, and the fire was extinguished within 10 minutes.
The cause of the blaze was determined to be intentional, and the investigation is ongoing.