Porch fire leaves $6,000 of damage at home on Rockton Avenue

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) ------ A fire starting on the back porch of a home left a few thousand dollars in damage early Sunday evening.

Rockford Fire Department responded to a structure fire call on the 700 block of Rockton Avenue around 5:45 p.m.

Once there, firefighters were able to contain the flames and to the porch, causing minimal spreading to the kitchen, resulting in approximately $6,000 in damage.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.