No injuries reported in Thursday Rockford house fire

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Rockford Fire Department was called to the 800 block of Houghton Street Thursday morning to extinguish a house fire.

Officials said the fire team arrived within 4 minutes of receiving the call and found smoke coming from the house. All occupants were able to escape unharmed.

The fire itself, described as a small basement fire, was put out within five minutes, officials said.

The cause of the fire remains undetermined at this time, but damages to the property were estimated at $10,000.

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