Rockford family is safe after possible chimney fire

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ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR) – A Rockford family is safe after a fire starts in their home just after 5:00 last night.

The Rockford fire department responded to a call in the 1000 block of Haskell Avenue about a possible chimney fire. The department says they found the fire in the wall just behind the fireplace. The total cost in damages is estimated at about $25,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No one was hurt in the fire and the family was able to stay in their home.