House Fire in Rockford Started in Kitchen

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Firefighters were called out to south 6th street for a fire.

Flames broke out a little after 11 a.m. in the 1300 block. We’re told the fire started in the kitchen, but investigators say they’re not sure what sparked it.

Fortunately, the homeowner managed to escape, but she’ll need to find a place to stay. The fire caused about $20,000 in damage.

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