Fire at Rockford car dealership early Friday


Rockford firefighters battled a blaze early this morning at a car dealership. This happened at the Twins’ Auto Mall at 3424 S. Alpine Road around 2:30 a.m.

A passerby saw heavy smoke coming out from a garage behind the building and called it in. Officials say one of the cars in the maintenance bay caught on fire. The damages are roughly $50,000. The business will remain open.

No one was hurt. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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