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UPDATE:  KWQC talked with one of the victim's rescued from the downtown Rock Falls fire live on Quad Cities Today.  Holly Sphez says she lives in one of the two apartments in this building, and she also works at the dentist's office that's on the first floor of the building.

She says a firefighter rescued her from her apartment.  We have not confirmed this information with authorities, but she says the fire started in the other apartment on the second floor.

When asked about losing her home and where she works, Sphez says, "God's going to provide for me and I'll be okay"  Stay tuned to KWQC for the latest on this emotional story.

UPDATE: KWQC has confirmed the fire in downtown Rock Falls happened in a dentist's office building.  There are apartments above.  We do know everyone got out safely.  We have live reports coming from Rock Falls on Quad Cities Today

KWQC-TV6 has confirmed there is a working fire in downtown Rock Falls, Ill.  We have a crew on the way to the 300 block of West 2nd St.  Stay tuned to Quad Cities Today and kwqc.com for the breaking details.

 

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