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Rockford fire crews battle fully engulfed house

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The Rockford Fire Department is on the scene of a structure fire near 2nd Avenue and 4th Street on Rockford's east side.

It happened Thursday morning around 6:00 a.m.

A house is fully engulfed with flames, with minor damage to a neighboring house.

The Rockford Fire Department believes the fully engulfed house was abandoned. No injuries have been reported.

Firefighters had trouble with the closest hydrant and had to use a hydrant a block down the street.

Rockford fire says crews will be on the scene until around 9:00 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


13 News has a crew on the scene. We will continue to update you with more information as it becomes available.

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