UPDATE: RS fan that are family of the victim said the dog passed away along with 2 cats.
Around 5:30 pm tonight several emergency personnel were dispatched for a structure fire on Rockford’s East Side. It happened at near 11th st and 8th ave.
This is a valid structure fire. Reports of a dog still inside the residence. They can hear it yelping.
Several emergency personnel en route.
UPDATE: Rockford Fire Department located the dog and are performing life saving measures on it. The Winnebago County Animal Control has been requested to the scene.