Cheap Trick Nearly Burned By The Flame
Rockford's own Cheap Trick had a #1 hit with "The Flame," but I doubt this was part of some elaborate marketing scheme.
Employees leapt to the rescue, putting out the fire with nearby extinguishers even before first responders from the Ronks Fire Company could arrive. No one was injured.
A message on their website says the blaze “was contained to some in-house equipment. No guitars, drums, gear, band or crew were affected.”
And, in classic Cheap Trick style, the guys had a little fun with the episode after the fact, getting the first responders to strike a pose after addressing the situation: