Electrical Short May Have Sparked Attic Fire

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A family is safe after a house fire this morning on Searles Avenue on Rockford's west side.

Firefighters were able to confine this one mainly to the attic. The renter tells 23 News that he heard a crash in the bathroom, went in and found the ceiling fan on the ground and flames in the attic. Investigators believe some sort of an electrical short sparked the fire.

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