Welcome To Rockford Scanner

Rockford Scanner has been bringing our fans breaking news as it happens, since 2009. We are one of Rockford area leading places for news sources. #1 goal though, is to bring the scanner hobby back. We want to bring back the scanner listening hobby and help those who have any questions.

We have a very large and loyal fan base that visits our website daily. We listen to our police scanner and post the information we hear that comes across it. You can submit your stories and photos, submit tips, read breaking news, listen to the police scanner, visit our resources page, plus much more!

If you have any information on a possible story or maybe you want to share your photos, so we can post them on our website. Be sure to email us at RockfordScanner@Gmail.com


 

 


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High Rise Fire in Down Town Rockford

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Around 9:50 AM this morning several emergency personnel were responding to the 200 block of West State Street. http://rockfordscanner.com scanner traffic is saying there is a possible structure fire near this location. There is heavy black smoke coming from the top of the building.

When they arrived on scene, They have a confirmed fire on the 5th floor. This is at 202 W State st in downtown. The Trust building.

The Rockford Fire Dept. has pulled a MABAS box 11 to the 2nd level. 

This is still developing.

 

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Breaking: Serious Rollover Accident on Rockford Bridge, Vehicle On Fire & People Trapped Inside

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UPDATE: Two People Confirmed Dead. Three Sent To Local Hospitals


Around 7 AM several emergency personnel were responded to the Riverside Bridge for a serious rollover accident. http://rockfordscanner.com scanner traffic is saying there’s an automobile accident on the bridge. A vehicle has rolled over and is on fire. Reports are saying three people are trapped inside the vehicle and pedestrians are trying to get them out. This is still developing. Avoid the area!

Update: Five ambulances and couple extrication units and multiple police are en route.

(Unconfirmed) Via scanner traffic: This vehicle was just reported stolen. The three people inside, are the possible suspects.

Extrication is completed at 7:36 am

Commuters are advised to avoid the Riverside Blvd. Bridge over the Rock River because of a serious vehicle accident.  The bridge will be closed for an extended period of time while the matter is investigated.

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Pedestrian hit by a vehicle in Rockford

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Just before 2 AM several emergency personnel were responded to the 1800 block of Christina. http://rockfordscanner.com scanner traffic was minimal, the only thing that they said on the scanner was a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near this location. No other information was available.

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Victim beaten with a baseball bat in Rockford

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Around 12:12 AM this morning Rockford police and fire department responded to the area of Broadway and eighth Street. http://rockfordscanner.com scanner traffic is saying a person was hit in the head with a bat near this intersection. Unknown on the severity of the injuries at time of dispatch. No suspect information at the time of writing this

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Couple Traffic Alerts For Today, Please Avoid These Areas Or Expect Delays

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Below are a few traffic alerts for today. Please avoid these areas, or expect delays

ROCKFORD – Beginning Tuesday August 4, the Water Division will be making an emergency valve replacement at the intersection of Walnut St & Madison St. Traffic on Walnut will be reduced to two lanes, Madison St will be closed between E State St and Walnut St to traffic heading southbound.

Proper traffic controls will be in place, and citizens are encouraged to use an alternate route.  The driving public is to use extreme caution when near work zone.

Work is expected to last up to one-three business (1-3) days.


 

ROCKFORD – Beginning Tuesday August 4, the Water Division will be making an emergency water service repair in the 1300 block of E State St. Traffic heading eastbound will be reduced to one lane.

Proper traffic controls will be in place, and citizens are encouraged to use an alternate route.  The driving public is to use extreme caution when near work zone.

Work is expected to last up to one to three business (1-3) days.

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