House Fire on Rockford's West Side Destroys Home

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An early Wednesday morning fire on Rockford's west side destroyed a home.

Firefighters say the blaze at 1309 Burton Street started around 3:40 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was under control in about 10 to 15 minutes.

Two people live in the house but no one was home at the time of the fire. Firefighters say the fire doesn't appear suspicious but will continue to investigate the cause.

Damage is estimated at $50,000.