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

A neighbor returns Popcorn to owner Chris Bertke of Rockford whose home was nearly destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning. The family pet reportedly bolted as Bertke's wife and children fled the burning structure about 10:15 a.m. The dog was found by a neighbor less than an hour later.

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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