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Rockford Fire battles abandoned house fire

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – Rockford Fire was called to 625 Pope Street, just off Kishwaukee Avenue around 4 a.m. Monday. Once crews arrived on scene they found a small fire in the rear of the abandoned house.

No injuries were reported.

The house is scheduled to come down as it is a part of Rockford’s Red X program.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The building does not have electricity and human involvement has been ruled out.

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