Around 3 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched for a fully engulfed house fire in loves Park. It happened in the area of Winters ave and Evans. . The house is reported to be fully engulfed. unknown if anyone was injured. This is still developing. They are evacuating nearby houses. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Check back later for updates
Rockford Scanner fan Rene Youngberg: said she heard 2 explosion noises around 2:48 am, then she saw this fully engulfed fire. The vehicles, garage, and the residence.
Rockford Scanner fan Susan Petty Prince: The garage is not attached, there were 2 vehicles in the driveway! Everyone got out of the house safely which suffered damage. This is my sister in laws house. It is on the corner of Evans and winters.
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UPDATE: They are asking for nearby fire departments to assist with the fire. There was a live power line down in the backyard. The LPFD chief told his firefighters to stay away from the backyard, due to the live power line. COMED did arrive on scene to assist. Sounds like the situation is under control. The cause of the fire is under investigation.