Investigators suspect arson in south side vacant house fire
The Rockford Fire Department is investigating a fire they suspect was arson.
It happened in the 2800 block of Hanson Street around 6 Friday night. Crews say neighbors called 911 for reports of a fire. When firefighters got to the scene they found the home was vacant and condemned.
The blaze was brought under control and a fire investigator determined it was set intentionally.
The city's building department was called in to board up the home. Officials say the fire caused around $10,000 in damages.