Crash outside of Curran’s Orchard causes blaze

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – Winnebago County first responders were called to a fiery crash near a fall staple on Friday.

Around 2:30 p.m. police found two cars fully engulfed in flames outside Curran’s Orchard, 6385 Kilburn Ave.

Traffic on Meridian and Kilburn in that area was backed up for quite some time.

No serious injuries were reported. The cause of the accident is still under further investigation.

Two cars were on fire at the scene, but the fire department was able to stop the blaze in a couple of minutes, according to Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department officers. An Illinois State Police officer was also on the scene directing traffic.

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