Christmas Night Chimney Fire Damages Rockford Home

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Christmas was a bit spoiled for one Rockford family.

Firefighters responded to the 1000 block of Haskell Avenue shortly after 5 p.m. Monday for a chimney fire. Crews found fire in the wall behind the home’s fireplace. Damage was limited to the area around the fireplace.

No one was hurt and the occupants were able to remain in their home.

The cause of the fire is considered accidental. It caused an estimated $25,000 in damages.

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