Rockford Scanner™: 3rd Fire Scene, Emergency Personnel En Route

Sources are reporting a 3rd fire scene. This is the 3rd fire scene in the last 30 minutes in the area. See our website for the other 2 fire scenes.

This fire scene happened around 7:20 pm in the area of Porter rd.

A garage is reported to be on fire.

Several units are en route.

No other information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire On The West Side

Just before 7:30 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a structure fire call on the West side.

It happened in the 1900 block of Rockton ave in Rockford.

No other information at this time. Several units en route


Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire on The East Side

Sources are reporting a structure fire on the East side.

It happened just after 7 pm in the 1700 block of Oxtail Way.

Reports of a fire in the fireplace that was rapidly spreading.

The residents might of got the fire out. Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Carjacking in Rockford

Sources are reporting a carjacking that happened overnight.

It happened around 2:30 am in 1400 block of N Main.

RPD has confirmed a carjacking, but did not provide any other details.


Rockford Scanner™: Local Firefighter Charged With Multiple Counts Of Arson

UPDATE:  Police have charged him with 2 more counts of arson in Rockford.

Garages in the 1700 block of S. 5th St. in Rockford on Feb. 28 and March 20. , he was arrested for allegedly setting these fires also.

Officials said he has been charged in these fire incidents and said more charges may be pending.

  • January 17th in the 1000 block of Iroquois ave
  • Two trailer fires on Jan. 27th and Feb. 3rd in the 1500 block of Linda ave.
  • Jan. 3rd a dumpster in the 4000 block of Prairie ave

Police said they are investigating and think he is involved in several more, and said more charges might be pending. But couldn’t say more because it is an open investigation. Officials said he was a firefighter at Blackhawk Fire Dept. but released him after he was arrested.

Sources are reporting a local firefighter has been charged with multiple counts of arson.

Police have arrested 21-year-old Brandon Cox on multiple counts of arson.
He is booked in the Winnebago County Jail on $25,000 bail and his next court date is 3/25/2019 at 1:30 pm.

There have been several fires in the Blackhawk Fire Department District,  … We been told his charges stems from some of these fires. The same district he was reported to be a firefighter in.  It is not yet clear if he is still a firefighter now or not.  Officials have yet to release any information on this.


Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Vehicles Involved In An Accident Near Roscoe, Injuries Being Reported

Sources are reporting an accident that involves several vehicles near Roscoe/S. Beloit.

It happened around 1:20 am on I-90 in the Eastbound lanes, near mile marker 5.

Reports of multiple vehicles involved in the accident.

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

Still developing