Abandoned Rockford House Catches Fire

ROCKFORD (WIFR) - A home on Rockford's northwest side is considered a total loss after a fire early Tuesday morning.

Fire crews responded to the 700 block of Winnebago Street after 1:30 a.m. Upon arrival, heavy fire could be seen at the rear of the building. It was an abandoned home; no injuries were reported. The fire was contained to the home.

About $50,000 is estimated in damage. The cause of the fire remains unknown.


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