Overnight Fires

By: Caroline Brady
By: Caroline Brady

One took place at Mark's Car Lot on Broadway. Firefighters responded to the blaze at around 5 am Saturday night. 2 garages went up in smoke, along with a small office and several vehicles. An arson investigation is underway.. damage is estimated at $25,000.

An early morning residental fire is also under investigation. It reportedly started at around 4 AM at 412 Sawyer Avenue in Rockford Saturday night. One resident was home at the time, but escaped without injury. Investigators say the cause of the fire is currently deemed suspicious.


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