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.

 





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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

 





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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





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




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, at the trailer park on S Main near Blue Lake, Gold River, etc… 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.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Mobile Home On Fire, Several Fire Departments Responding




Peggy Allen

Sources are reporting a mobil home on fire in South Rockford.

It happened in the 800 block of Blue Lake ave just after 10 am.

Several fire departments are responding to a trailer that is on fire.

Unknown on injuries.
Several units from several fire departments are responding.

Smoke and flames are showing. Reports of smoke can be seen at least a mile away.

They are upgrading this to a MABAS.

Still developing.

Peggy Allen
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Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire On The East Side




Sources are reporting a structure fire on the East side.

It happened around midnight in the 2200 block of 22nd st.

A garage was reported to be on fire. Flames and smoke were showing.

No reports of injuries at the time of writing this.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Credit: Jeremy W





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Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire On Rockford’s West Side, Still Developing




RFD

UPDATE: Confirmed structure fire in the 800 block of Concord ave. The fire started in a back bedroom. The exact cause is under investigation, but they think it might have been electrical.

 

Sources are reporting a scene near Concord ave around 8 pm tonight.

We have been told this might be a structure fire call, but not yet confirmed.

All we can confirm right now, is a lot of emergency personnel working a scene near Concord ave.

Please avoid the area or expect delays. Check back later for possible updates.

RFD

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Battling A Fully Engulfed Vehicle Fire




Sources are reporting a vehicle fully engulfed.

It happened around 10 am this morning on I-39 near McNeal rd.

Unknown on injuries at the time of writing this.

The fire is causing some traffic delays, avoid the area.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.





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Rockford Scanner™: Microwave catches on fire, Rockford fire Department responded




Just before 11 AM this morning the Rockford fire department were responding to a fire at a residence on the west side.

Initial reports are saying the microwave was on fire and shooting flames in the 3500 block of Elm Street on Rockford’s Westside.

When the Rockford fire department arrived on scene they were quickly able to get the situation under control and minimize the damage. No reports of injuries at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 





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