Fire Officials Say Cause is Suspicious

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

A suspicious house fire on Rockford's west side sends two people to the hospital.

Fire investigators are following up on reports that a firebomb was thrown into the front window of the two-story home early Wednesday morning.

Fifty-four-year-old Antolin Garcia and 23-year-old Carlos Medrano suffered burns to their face, hands and feet.

Damage is estimated at $30,000.


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