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Around 5:35 am this morning, several emergency personnel were battling a house fire in Rockford.
A house is on fire near N Second and Whitman st. 700 block of N Second st
Heavy flames and smoke are showing.
2 Story house, flames showing on the B side.
Unknown if the house is occupied.
Reports of at least one person injured and transported to a local ER.
Person came out of the basement with a child.
Search and rescue is underway.
UPDATE: They are telling the firefighters to back out, they have heavy fire in the rear roof. Partial roof collapse on the C side of the building. 716 North Second Street. Additional fire companies have been requested to the scene. They have upgraded this to a 2nd Alarm
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