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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Firefighters from four area departments battle a fire at a home on East Second Street in Rockford on Tuesday morning. The home of Chris and Tracy Bertke was nearly destroyed in the blaze that also charred the family's van and damaged a boat parked in the driveway.

Related online story:
ROCKFORD - A Rockford mother suffered minor burns to her hands and feet trying to escape a fire that destroyed most of her family's home Tuesday morning. [More]
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