Firefighters worked to contain a blaze that broke out in a house in the 2000 block of Sandy Hollow Rd. Thursday night and into Friday morning.Around 11:45 p.m. the Rockford Fire Department was called after heavy fire was reported in the garage and back of the house. Firefighters opened up all of the ceiling to stop the fire from spreading in the attic. The roof over the garage and half of the roof over a room behind the garage were completely burned off.
The total estimated cost of the damage is $40,000. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.