Fire forces family out of Rockford home


Fire forces a family of five, including four children, out of their Rockford home.

This happened just before 10 Tuesday night on 4th Avenue in a neighborhood Southeast of Swedes. Firefighters arrived to see smoke coming through the windows.

The house is now boarded up with a lot of debris piled up on one side. Firefighters quickly put it out and estimate about $6,000 in damage.

No on was hurt. The Red Cross is helping the family with temporary shelter.

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