Rockford Fire Calls Morning Blaze “Suspicious”


A vacant home in Rockford suffers heavy fire damage.

Firefighters called to the scene at 3015 Searles Avenue around 5 a.m. Thursday. When the first truck arrived, heavy fire was coming from the back of the structure. Crews were able to contain the fire in about fifteen minutes.

Salvage and overhaul operations were performed. The fire caused an estimated $25,000 in damages.

The fire is under investigation and is being considered suspicious.

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