Cherry Valley Fire Kills Two Children

Two children are dead tonight after a fire rips through their Cherry Valley Township home.

It happened just after 6:00 tonight at the home at 4636 Bobtail Court. Te mother and one of her children made it out alive, but her two young boys, ages six and seven, weren't so lucky.

Right now Fire Officials are still trying to figure out what sparked the blaze. We'll continue to update you as details become available.


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  • by Anonymous Location: rockford on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:29 AM
    I know the children from being past neighbors and from the youngest one's school. I'm sorry to hear that they did not make it. My heart goes out to their family.
  • by kim Location: belvidere on Jun 26, 2007 at 08:16 PM
    i'm sorry, but there is no way i'd make it out before any and all of my children. i would have died making sure all of my children were safe. i'm deaply sorry for the young boys.
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