Five adults displaced, one firefighter injured in 11th Street fire
Online Staff Report
Five adults were displaced and one firefighter sustained a minor injury July 13 following a fire at an eight-family apartment complex in the 500 block of 11th Street, Rockford.
According to a press release from the Rockford Fire Department, the first engine on the scene reported heavy flames coming from the apartment complex. An interior attack brought the fire under control within 30 minutes. Total loss from the fire is estimated at $90,000.
The American Red Cross Rock River Chapter is assisting the five adults who were displaced by the fire. To help the victims, make a financial contribution to the American Red Cross Rock River Chapter by calling (815) 963-8471 or mailing a check to 727 N. Church St., Rockford, IL 61103.
Posted July 13, 2012
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