Rockford Scanner™: Several Area Fire Departments Battle A House Fire In Machesney Park




 

 

Around midnight the North Park Fire Department were dispatched for an attic fire. 

It happened in the 800 block of Kingsley in Machesney Park. 

The residents were able to safely escape and no injuries were reported. 

The fire is believed to may have started in the attic area. 

The resident believes it was an electrical issue, because they could hear the buzzing sound of the electricity. They pulled the circuit breakers and still heard the noise. There was smoke inside the house, then they evacuated. 

When emergency personnel arrived on scene, they confirmed smoke was showing and a MABAS (Mutual Aid) was toned out for other area fire departments to assist. 

The Red Cross was called in to help the victims. 

Credit: George Bower

Credit: George Bower

Credit: George Bower