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Fire destroys home in Janesville; one firefighter injured

JANESVILLE (WREX) — A fire destroys a mobile home and leaves one firefighter injured in Janesville.

It happened early Saturday morning at the Rockvale Mobile Home Park in Janesville.

The Town of Beloit Fire Department says its crew, along with mutual aid from the City of Beloit, City of Janesville and the Town of Turtle Fire Departments sent to the scene.

Officials say the Town of Beloit's Engine was the first to arrive and reported heavy flames and smoke coming from the structure.

Authorities say everyone inside the home was able to evacuate and it took firefighters three and a half hours to put the fire out.

One firefighter was injured and transported to a local hospital.

The home is considered a complete loss.

Lauren Baker

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