Overnight Fire Being Called Suspicous

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Rockford firefighters battle a suspicious blaze on the city's southwest side.

The fire broke out around 3 a.m. at 906 Sanford. Firefighters say when they arrived on the scene a bedroom and kitchen were engulfed in flames. The attic eventually caught fire causing the roof to collapse.

Two people were home at the time but were able to get out safely. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Damage is estimated at $52,000.

The house is considered a total loss.