Suspicious fire at salvage yard on Christmas morning in Rockton Township


Photo: Rockton Fire Protection District

Several passenger vehicles and two mobile homes at a salvage yard were aflame Christmas morning when Rockton Fire arrived shortly after 6 a.m. near Willow Lane and Guetschow Avenue, in Rockton Township, near Fischer Road.  With assistance from South Beloit and Harlem-Roscoe Fire Departments, firefighters brought the fire under control within minutes. The vehicles, which including at least one RV, were parked in a line. A&B Auto Parts, which has a South Beloit address, is located in the area. Rockton Fire says, "The fire is suspicious in nature and the State Fire Marshal was called in to assist with the investigation." If anyone has any information about the fire, please contact the Rockton Fire station at 815-624-6010.

Photo: Rockton Fire Protection District
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