Rockford Scanner™: Microwave catches on fire, Rockford fire Department responded

Just before 11 AM this morning the Rockford fire department were responding to a fire at a residence on the west side.

Initial reports are saying the microwave was on fire and shooting flames in the 3500 block of Elm Street on Rockford’s Westside.

When the Rockford fire department arrived on scene they were quickly able to get the situation under control and minimize the damage. No reports of injuries at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.