ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Updated: March 14, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
The Rockford Fire Department deems a home at 1338 Derby Lane uninhabitable after an early morning house fire.
Fire officials say the family and a dog were able to escape the house fire safely. The Red Cross is assisting the family with housing plans.
Crews arrived around 8 a.m. and put out the fire within 15 minutes. Rockford Fire says it caused significant smoke damage and fire damage in the rear.
Officials have not yet determined a cause, but estimated the fire caused around $50,000 in damages.
Published: March 14, 2019, 8:50 a.m.
The Rockford Fire Department reports that a fire is now under control in the 1300 block of Derby Lane.
Crews arrived to the home around 8 a.m. The fire reportedly started in the back of the house. No one was hurt in the fire.
Fire officials have not yet determined the cause or a damage estimate for the home.