Around 3 pm today the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a house fire. It happened in the area of 800 block of Hoban ave in Rockford.
The residents evacuated the house. there is still someone inside the house trying to fight the fire with a garden hose, until RFD arrives.
RFD arrived and confirmed smoke was showing and were laying a booster line to battle the fire. A fire investigator is also en route.