Excerpts from mystateline.com:

A  is in serious condition after being rescued by firefighters from a house fire on Lapey Street Sunday night.

Sunday night at 11:04 p.m., Rockford firefighters arrived on the scene, at 3021 Lapey Street, to find heavy fire coming from the first-floor window of the house. A six-year-old child was reported trapped inside. Firefighters performed a search and rescue and found the child at 11:16 p.m. The child was taken to the hospital and is currently listed in serious condition.

Four dogs were also removed from the home and turned over to the Rockford Police Department.

The building suffered heavy damage and has since been condemned.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The damage was estimated at $40,000.

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