Two hospitalized following house fire in Rockford’s Edgewater neighborhood


Two people was rescued and taken to the hospital Monday afternoon following a house fire in the 1800 block of Logan Street.

The Rockford Fire Department was called to the scene around 2 p.m. Monday, and found smoke pouring from an open garage door of the two-family duplex apartment.

A fire was found in the basement of one of the apartments, and was extinguished in about 12 minutes.

Two occupants of the apartment were both taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental, and damage was estimated at $500.

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