ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Freezing pipes are causing more than just water freezing, they are also causing fires. A member of the Christian Union Church on Kilburn Street was trying to unfreeze their pipes, but instead it triggered a fire.
Fire fighters say they had a hard time putting out the fire because they had to cut through the roof to put out the flames. They say about $50,000 in damage was done. Luckily, fireman say no one was hurt in the blaze. The fire began around 5:00 PM.
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