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People Trapped In An Apartment Fire In Loves Park

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Around 3:15 AM several emergency personnel were dispatched to an apartment fire in the 4100 block of  Applewood Lane. Scanner traffic is saying the apartment is on fire and there are three people trapped on the second floor of the apartment. The hallway is fully engulfed. The people are reported to be trapped on the porch. This is still developing. Several emergency personnel are En route

UPDATE: They requested medical to the scene and they told the fire department to get there 10-18 (Means ASAP) because the people are trapped and the flames are very close.

The Loves Park Fire Department is a volunteer FD, so it is taking a little bit of time for them to respond. They are leaving the station at 3:22 am.

The officers on scene said to get a ladder truck there ASAP.  This sounds like a very bad situation, via scanner traffic. They are getting ready to tone out a MABAS for the fire.

The first FD unit to arrive on scene was approx. 3:27 am the victims are still trapped.

At 3:28 am the officers were able to get the victims out of the building.

At 3:31 am They said the whole upstairs in on fire. They said the whole backside is on fire as well. They are using a 5 inch hose.

At 3:33 am They have water on the fire and were asking for horizontal venting to get going.

At 3:36 am, they opened the north side windows.

At 3:40 am they said they have a pretty good knock

At 3:41 am they requested NICOR and Comed to the scene

At 3:43 am they requested more ambulances to the scene.

At 3:47 am they said the 2nd floor apartments are clear of life

At 3:53 am they requested another ambulance.

At 3:56 am they requested another ambulance.    5 total ambulances have been requested.

Ambulances dispatched: Metro Ambulance, HRFD, Lifeline, ATS, S. Beloit

At 4:02 am they requested the state fire marshal to the scene.

At 4:09 am the first utility company arrived on scene

At 4:17 am they said the fire marshal wont be on scene until at least 8:30 am

As of 4:39 am, 3 people have been transported to area hospitals.

At 4:43 am they shut off the bumper line

At 4:48 am they requested Salvation Army to assist the victims.









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Vehicle flees from police on Rockford’s west side

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Around 1 AM a broadcast came over the scanner in reference to a vehicle fleeing from police. The vehicle is described as a blue Chevy Impala with a white stripe on it. It was last seen on Johnston Avenue at a high rate of speed. 








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Rockford Scanner Fan Missing Their Son

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Please please if you had seen them anywhere on any Street please contact info below or please let me know we are very worried about him !!!!! HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BOY? Missing since April 29 2016 My sons name is Nick , and he is 15 years old. If you know where he is please contact his dad, James Olson @ 8159040869 he is 6’2″ 254lbs a freshman at Auburn High School We love him and want him home safe and sound. PLEASE SHARE !

Update: he still has not been found ,, but lead somewhere by McDonald on central and Auburn .. still have not seen the post up yet, but wanted to give you more info, police are also looking for him. so far we heard someone say he got beat up but that is all we know until we find him,








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Possible shooting victim near Kishwaukee

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Around 12:41 AM the Rockford police and fire department were dispatched to the area of Kishwaukee and 10th ave.  Initial scanner traffic is saying there is a possible shooting victim near this location. At the time the dispatch there is no suspect information several units are en route. Caller was reporting two people were shooting at each other and one fell to the ground and the other took off running.  Still developing









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15-year-old arrested for attacking & robbing a female jogger

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On 5/1/16 at 6:16 PM officers were dispatched to a robbery in the 400 Block of N. Main St. Upon arrival officers found a twenty three year old female from Vancouver, British Columbia battered and missing property. The female was jogging in the area along the river when she was attacked by a male.

Officers located a 15 year old male, who matched the description given by the victim hiding behind an area business. The male was taken into custody and later admitted to attacking the female. The victim was treated and released from an area hospital with facial injuries.

The male was referred to juvenile court on charges of Robbery and Substantial Battery. The male was held at the Rock County Juvenile Detention Center.

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 

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Police make a heroin drug bust

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The Janesville Police Department Street Crimes Unit (JPD SCU) investigated Brett Larson distributing heroin in Janesville from his residence at 1723 Alden Rd #2. On 5/1/2016 at 3:58pm JPD SCU executed a search warrant at the residence. Evidence of distribution of heroin and heroin was found. The two residents were arrested and taken to the Rock County Jail.

Arrested:
Brett A Larson (26 years old)
1723 Alden Rd #2
Janesville, WI 53545

Charges:
3 Cts – Del of Heroin – 961.41(1)(d)1
1 Ct PWID Heroin – 961.41(1m)(d)1
3 Cts Maintain Drug Vehicle – 961.42(1)
1 Ct Maintain Drug House – 961.42(1)
Probation Violation – 973.10

Arrested:
Ashley M Little (21 years old)
1723 Alden Rd #2
Janesville, Wi 53545

Charges:
1ct PWID Heroin – 961.41(1m)(d)1
1ct maintain Drug House – 961.42(1)








Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 

 

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Pizza Delivery Driver Involved In An Accident

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Around 11 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Alpine and Spring Creek in reference to an automobile accident. Initial scanner traffic is saying there is an accident near this location. At the time and dispatch injuries were being reported. A vehicle involved is a pizza delivery driver. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect delays. 







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Extrication requested at an accident scene involving a semi

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Around 9:30 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of I-90 and Irene rd in Boone County in reference to an automobile accident. Initial scanner traffic is saying there is an accident near this location. A semi and a vehicle crash near this location. At the time and dispatch injuries were being reported. Two people are reported to be trapped and extrication is being requested. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect delays. 

Update:   The car that got hit by a semi and then hit the guard rail head on. Heavy damage to the vehicle. Extrication was needed. Victims transported to a local hospital. At least one of the victims may have life threatening injuries.  There is a long trail of debris. Travelers are advised to avoid the area for awhile.

 

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RFD Responding To A Possible Structure Fire








Around 7:05 pm tonight the RFD were dispatched to the area of the 4500 block of Trevor Circle. Scanner traffic is saying there is a possible structure fire near this location. The caller is reporting smoke in the basement of the building. Several emergency personnel were en route.

Update: A belt to a washing machine went bad, and caused the smoke. No fire. Ventilation is needed. 







Rollover accident near Cherry Valley

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Around 5:27 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Harrison Avenue and I 39 in reference to an automobile accident. Initial scanner traffic is saying there is an accident near this location. A vehicle has rolled over.  At the time and dispatch injuries were being reported. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect delays. 








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