Just before 11 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to a fire in Rockford. It happened in the area of Market and 4th. There is a large fire near this location.
The fire is reported to be a business. An apartment complex is reported to be attached or very close to the building that is on fire.
Several engines are on scene battling the fire.
Unknown on injuries. Unknown on the cause.
UPDATE: This is a 3rd alarm fire. Avoid downtown, power is out and many traffic lights are out. Unconfirmed: The business is Quality Mats (QMI) at 215 N 4th St, Rockford, IL
This is still developing.
Credit: George Bower