Six residents safe after Rockford house fire

Rockford, Ill. (WIFR) The Rockford Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 800 block of Concord Avenue Thursday night.

Around 7:45 p.m. crews found smoke coming from the back bedroom of the home. A hose line was used and the fire was brought under control within five minutes.

There were six occupants home at the time of the fire, all were able to evacuate safely. One was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, the damages are estimated at $5,000.