Rockford Fire Department battles vacant home fire on Collins Street

Rockford Fire Department
Rockford Fire Department(WIFR)
Published: Aug. 28, 2016 at 12:38 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- No one was hurt after a fire broke out in the 3300 block of Collins Street.

Firefighters say the fire broke out around 4:30 this morning. They say the home was vacant but were worried it could spread to nearby homes.

Fire crews say they worked to keep the fire contained, but one person was displaced. The fire caused about $45,000 worth of damage.