House demolished after ‘suspicious’ fire on N. Rockton Ave

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – Rockford fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire located at 1112 N. Rockton Avenue.

Fire crews tell Eyewitness News they found smoke and fire on the second floor.

Crews got the fire under control within 15 minutes of arriving on-scene.

There were no injuries in the unoccupied residence. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but it is suspicious in nature.

Officials say firefighters were kept from making further entry for safety reasons. A demolition crew was called to the home to remove the structure.

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