Rockford Fire Department Release info On Todays House Fire



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Approx. 11:39 am the Rockford Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1000 block of North Church.  Rockford FD responded with 5 engines, 2 ladder trucks, 2 ambulances and 2 chiefs.
A total of 32 fire fighters responded to the scene to battle the fire.

Within 4 minutes of the initial dispatch, the first arriving units confirmed there was heavy flames coming from the south side of the residence, on the 1st and 2nd floors. The RFD firefighters quickly took action and laid down an attack line and went inside the residence to make sure nobody was needing to be rescued and conducted an offensive fire attack.

Further arriving units conducted support.  Several firefighters battled the fire.
After 90 minutes of battling the fire, the Rockford FD was able to gain control  at approx. 2 pm.

Rockford FD said there was significant damages to the structure, causing approx. $40,000.00 in damages.

Rockford FD remained on scene conducting salvage and overhaul ops.

There is also a fire investigator on scene conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire.

No injuries were being reported.

Original report:
Brief synopsis of what may have happened from Rockford Scanner sources:  

  • Approx. Time: 11:40 am
  • Approx. Location:  1000 block of N Church St
  • Type of the possible call: Structure Fire 

What possibly may have happened, according to sources:  

Sources a reporting a house fire that happened at approximately 11:40 this morning in the 1000 block of N Church Street in Rockford.

The Rockford Fire Department is currently on scene battling this fire…

A second ambulance was requested to the scene but the severity of any injuries is unknown at this time.



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