Rockford Scanner™: Possible Water Rescue On The Rock River

Email your tips and photo to us at


Update: Vehicle drove off into the Rock River near the 200 block of Prairie st around 10 pm on Christmas night. One person was reported trapped inside the vehicle, but the Rockford Fire Department was able to rescue the victim.

Sources reporting a possible water rescue on the Rock River approx. 12:30 am.

Source said: “There are emergency vehicles by the icehouse on the Rock River. There’s  an emergency boat searching for something in the water right around there.”‘

Possible vehicle in the water

Note: The emergency vehicle boat launch is located near the Ice House on N Madison. They use this location to launch their emergency boats into the Rock River.

At the time of writing this, it is not yet known what happened.

Check back later for possible updates.

Advertise on Rockford ScannerSupport Rockford Scanner, Visit our Sponsors, Frequently Asked Questions, About Us, FOIA, Listen to the police scanner, Send us tips