Rockford firefighters responded to a fire at a condemned and vacant home on Kilburn Avenue Monday afternoon.
The call came in around 3:00 p.m. and smoke and fire was showing from a second floor window upon the arrival of firefighters. A 1.5" pre-connected hose line was deployed for an internal attack and the fire was brought under control within five minutes.
There was heavy smoke throughout the building and firefighters ventilated the building.
No one was inside and the fire is currently under investigation. The estimated loss is $40,000.
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