Suspicious Early Morning Fire

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Rockford firefighters battle a suspicious early morning blaze at an abandoned house.

The fire began around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 700 block of Island Ave. When firefighters arrived on the scene the house and roof were fully engulfed in flames.

Several area fire companies were called to help fight the fire. Firefighters say they are investigating the suspicious blaze.

This is the third fire in this house in the past two to three weeks.