Fire engulfs vacant Rockford home

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Fire is battling a vacant residential structure fire in the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue.

The home is near Barbour Elementary School.

The call came in around 8 p.m.

Heavy flames and smoke have engulfed the interior and exterior of the house.

Firefighters are working to get the fire under control, and are protecting nearby homes.

The house had already been scheduled to be demolished.

No one has been hurt.

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