UPDATE: RFD said the fire is under control and is under investigation. Initial reports said 2 homeless people were sleeping inside. RFD did not mention this in their release. So we assume those people were able to make it out.
Just before 4:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were battling a house fire.
It is reported to be a vacant house, but two people were reported to be sleeping inside the house.
It happened in the 1100 block of 8th, on Rockford’s East side.
Unknown on the status of the 2 reported people that were reported to be inside.
We will post updates as they become available.