Family gets help from Red Cross after Rockford house fire - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

Family gets help from Red Cross after Rockford house fire

Posted:
ROCKFORD (WREX) -

A Rockford family has to find a new place to stay after fire tears through their home.

Rockford Firefighters were called to 817 Ellis Avenue around 10:30.  Crews found a fire in the dryer in the kitchen area of the home.  They were able to keep most of the damage to the kitchen, but there is a lot of smoke damage throughout.  Damage is estimated to be around $20,000.  No one was home, and no injuries were reported.  Five children and an adult live there, and are getting help from the Red Cross.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.