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Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire in Rockford



The Rockford Fire Department responded to 720 Joslyn Street for a report of a possible structure fire.

The first suppression unit arrived on scene in 4 minutes and reported light smoke visible from the
chimney. Fire units located a small extinguished fire in the basement. Other arriving units searched the
building ensuring all occupants were out of the home and cleared the residence from smoke.

A fire investigator was requested to complete the fire cause investigation. A building department
representative was requested to assess damage. No firefighters or civilians were injured during this
incident. The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental. The total damages were estimated
around $1000. No one was displaced due to the fire.



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