Rockford Scanner™: Possible Pantry Fire in Machesney Park

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900 block of Minns Dr in Machesney Park, several emergency personnel were dispatched for a possible pantry fire.  Smoke was being reported in the pantry area. Harlem Roscoe and North Park fire departments were dispatched.





Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident in Machesney Park, Child Possibly Involved

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Around 3 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to a motorcycle accident with injuries.

It happened in Machesney park, in the area of Creekway Lane and Terrange Trail.

A man on a motorcycle, has crashed near this intersection.

Sounds like a child may have also been on the motorcycle

Injuries were reported.

Avoid the area.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Flash Flood Watch

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Chicago IL  238 PM CDT Sun Sep 2 2018

…Thunderstorms This Evening and Tonight…

.Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon
and expand in coverage across far northern Illinois this evening.
A very moist airmass will allow for efficient and heavy rainfall
rates. Thunderstorms may repeatedly move across some areas, many
of which saw very heavy rainfall last night, resulting in flash
flooding.

Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-
Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Woodstock, Waukegan,
and Oregon
238 PM CDT Sun Sep 2 2018

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Illinois and
northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north
central Illinois, Boone, Ogle, and Winnebago. In northeast
Illinois, Lake IL and McHenry.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Monday morning

* Repeated rounds of thunderstorms producing very heavy rainfall
may result in flash flooding.

* Expect rises on area rivers and streams. Flooding of low lying
areas and roadside ditches is possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.








Rockford Scanner™: NO WAKE ORDER ROCK RIVER

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NO WAKE ORDER ROCK RIVER

Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana has issued a “ NO WAKE “ order for the Rock River effective immediately.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates when possible.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: House Struck By Gunfire, Young Child & A Woman Were Inside



 

 

 

On September 1, 2018 around 8:55 AM, members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Marshall St. for a report of shots fired.

Officers located a house struck two times by gunfire in the 2700 block. The house was occupied by an adult woman and her young child. They were uninjured by gunfire. There were several adult males outside the house, in the driveway, that were also uninjured.

Witnesses described the shots were fired from a full size pickup truck that fled south bound on Marshall St. after the shots were fired. This investigation is still ongoing.