Investigators confirm arson in Rockford garage fire


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Investigators say arson is the cause of a garage fire in Rockford Wednesday morning.

Rockford Fire responded to a fire on 2100 block of Parmele Street around 3:10 a.m.

A detached garage was completely destroyed, and several collector cars stored within were charred.

The fire was so intense, it damaged two adjacent garages with radiant heat, officials said.

Police say arson was the cause. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call 779-348-7172.


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