Large Fire Reignites Near a Rockford Church


Northwest firefighters battled a blaze Friday afternoon at Holy Ascension Serbian Orthodox Church on Riverside.

The initial fire started in a shed on the property at around 2:30 p.m., which also damaged a detached garage next to it. The blaze was brought under control, but hours it rekindled at around 7:30. Crews took extra measures to make sure there weren’t any hot spots remaining.

Firefighters say no one was hurt during the incident. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

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