Janesville fire displaces 6 people

Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014 --- 10:50 p.m.

Six people are displaced from their home after a fire around 11:00 a.m. this morning.

The Janesville Fire Department was dispatched to 313 Rockport Rd. for a possible residential fire. Upon arrival units found smoke and flames coming from a second story window.

Janesville Police were also on scene assisting evacuation of the home. Damage was estimated at $50,000.00 to the structure and $10,000.00 to the contents of the home.

The fire displaced two adults and four children. Officials are helping the people find temporary housing. The fire remains under investigation.


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