Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling A Structure Fire, Still Developing


Sources reporting there is a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened in the 2100 block of S 5th st

Smoke was showing from the C side of the first floor of the structure.

Still Developing



Rockford Scanner™: 2nd Alarm Fire At A Business Near Cherry Valley/Boone


Around 5:30 pm tonight, several fire departments were responding to a 2nd alarm fire in Boone County.

Initial reports are saying the structure fire is near 648 Highway 20 near Cherry Valley/Boone.  That address is the FPM Heat Treating.

Several fire departments are enroute to help battle the fire.

Still developing

Update from RS fans

“Currently a MABAS 4th alarm structure fire in progress at FPM Heat Treat at 640 US Rte 20 in Cherry Valley. Search and rescue complete; all-clear issued. Requesting Belvidere Fire MDU (mass decontamination unit) for ammonia tank. Unit 393 to deliver. Actively pumping water now. Cherry Valley ladder truck out of service; 2nd ladder still requested. Requesting ComEd and Nicor to scene. Ambulance on site; 2nd ambulance en route. Rockford Fire en route with ladder and chief.”

Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident in Rockford, Child With Life Threatening Injuries

Sources reporting around 3:30 pm today there was a serious auto accident in Rockford. It happened in the area of Mulford and Newburg.

Injuries were being reported. A child has life threatening injuries. The child is not breathing and they were doing life saving measures.  The child was transported to a local ER. There is reports of another victim also injured on scene, unknown how severe their injuries are at this time.

Avoid the area



Rockford Scanner™: Several Burglaries Reported In The Area

Source reporting a burglary to a vehicle.
Note: Sources reporting several vehicles were burglarized recently in the Rockford and Belvidere areas

Watch the video of the suspect burglarizing one of the vehicles on our facebook page


This video was taken from a home security system near Northwood Dr. If you have information on this burglary,  call Detective Kozlowski at Belvidere Police department with any info.

Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident with injuries on Rockford Eastside

Shortly after 10 AM several emergency personnel were responding to an automobile accident with injuries.

It happened in the Rockford area near Mulford and Newburg.

Injuries were being reported it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

The accident is causing traffic delays in the area, so please avoid the area


Rockford Scanner™: Local Man Makes Threats To Government Officials, Extra Security Measures Taken




Disorderly Conduct Arrest

On the afternoon of 10/23/18, the Ogle County State’s Attorney’s Office received a phone call in which the caller made threatening statements regarding employees of the Judicial Center, specifically the State’s Attorney’s Office and Judges.
Additional security measures where enacted on the morning of 10/24/18  until the caller could be identified and located.
At approx. 9:35 am, Jason L. Churchill, age 50 of Mount Morris, was taken into custody. Churchill was subsequently arrested for Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.