Second 7th Street Building Burns Within a Week

News

Another blaze in Midtown Rockford early Thursday morning makes it the second in a week.

Firefighters were called to the 600 block of 7th Street around 4:30 am.

Several fire trucks were there, as crews fought defensively against the flames.

In the video we captured this morning, heavy smoke can be seen pouring out of the second story of the building.

Firefighters worked to make sure the fire didn’t spread to any neighboring buildings.

This is the latest in what’s been a string of vacant building fires in and around the downtown area.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Made in the Stateline

More Made in the Stateline

Education Matters

More Education Matters

Behind the Badge

More Behind the Badge

Stateline Strong

More Stateline Strong