Rockford firefighters battle vacant house fire


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) ─ Rockford firefighters were called into action Wednesday evening after fire broke out inside a 24th Street home.

First responders were called to the 1400 block of 24th Street just before 8 p.m..

Flames could be seen coming from the roof of the vacant home.

No word on if anyone was hurt.

Broadway at 24th Street is shut down in both directions.

The Rockford Fire Department is investigating what caused the fire.

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