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Rockford Fire respond to residential fire early Wednesday

ROCKFORD (WREX) — No one was hurt in a fire that sparked early Wednesday morning in Rockford.

Rockford Fire responded to a fire at the 4200 Block of Ashwinton Way shortly before 3:30 a.m.

Officials say the fire was started accidentally by a resident in a second story bedroom but all residents got out safely.

The house sustained significant damage and no longer has power.

Rockford Fire says the cost of damage is $25,000.

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