Today
93°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
25%
Tonight
72°
Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Tomorrow
85°
Thunderstorms Likely
63%
Tomorrow Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
53%
Wednesday
80°
Thunderstorms Likely
61%
Wednesday Night
62°
Chance Thunderstorms
48%
Thursday
80°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Thursday Night
63°
Chance Thunderstorms
41%
Friday
81°
Chance Thunderstorms
52%
Friday Night
67°
Thunderstorms Likely
58%
Saturday
81°
Chance Thunderstorms
46%
Saturday Night
67°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
15%
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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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