Rockford Scanner™: One Person Taken To The Hospital After A Fire In Rockford


One Person Taken To The Hospital After A Fire In Rockford. 

Just before midnight a mattress was on fire inside a residence in the 1900 block of 16th ave.  A mattress caught on fire inside the residence. The mattress was taken outside into the yard. One person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. The fire was quickly under control.


Rockford Scanner™: Clothes Set on Fire During A Domestic Situation

Just before midnight tonight emergency personnel were on scene of a domestic and a fire call. 

It happened on N Winnebago, just North of Whitman st.

Reports of a domestic situation. A person has reportedly set some clothes on fire in the yard area.  The fire situation was quickly under control.

RPD confirmed it was a domestic situation, unknown on any arrests.


Rockford Scanner™: Structure fire call in Rockford


Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened around 10 pm near 3206 Alliance.

Reports of a dryer that has caught on fire inside the residence. The residence is filling up with smoke. Smoke and flames are showing. RFD is en route.



Rockford Scanner™: Grass Fire Shuts Down Local Ramp


Sources are reporting a grass fire that shuts down a ramp. 

There was a grass fire near 11th st and 20.  The ramp was closed down, due to the grass fire.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Note: Grass is becoming very flammable these days, since the lack of rain and hot temps. So please do not flick out cigarette butts and be very careful using flammable  products.



Rockford Scanner™: Several Fires In The Area Today

Sources are reporting a few fires in the area today

  • 200 BLOCK OF COLE AVE.   A rubbish fire caught part of a garage on fire.
  • In the median in front on Meijers on Perryville, mulch fire.
  • 7100 block of Harrison ave, mulch fire.



Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Local Gas Station

Sources are reporting a possible fire at a local gas station.

It happened around 8:50 pm in the 3400 block of N Main at the Fas Fuel.

Small flames are on the Charlie Delta corner, possible electrical fire.

RFD is on scene now getting the situation under control.

No injuries, they have evacuated.

Photos by Raven Reed


Rockford Scanner™: House Fire Near Roscoe

HRFD:  ”  “Chief Shoevlin reports, “Harlem-Roscoe Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:45 PM for a possible structure fire on July 7th. Upon arrival of our first piece of apparatus, we encountered a basement filling with thick black smoke. Fire was located involving a dehumidifier and extinguished quickly with no injuries. Occupants were awakened by smoke detectors and exited the home with their pets prior to our arrival. The home sustained smoke damage but no structural damage.” Photos by Mckenna Donovan


Rockford Scanner™: Another Local School Playground Goes Up In Flames

RS Source

Sources are reporting another school playground has gone up in flames.

This one happened at Mcintosh School in Rockford. That is located in the 500 block of N Pierpont.  Reports of the whole playground has burnt to the ground. Unknown on injuries.

There have been multiple incidents at local playgrounds recently.

Note: We are in the process of going through all the photos/videos everyone has sent in, and hope to have them all posted soon. Much appreciated for sharing your content with us!


Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Rockford Restaurant

Sources are reporting a business on fire in Rockford. 

It happened around 6:15 pm at 313 E State at at Capri. 

Reports of flames and smoke are visible in the basement of the business. 

Situation was quickly brought under control. Occupants evacuated. No injuries. Health inspector is en route. 

No other information at this time. 



Rockford Scanner™: House Fire in Rockford


Sources are reporting a house fire in Rockford. 

It happened in the 1700 block of Kishwaukee around 3 am.

Reports of a fire near this location.  RFD arrived on scene and was able to quickly get the fire under control. No reports of injuries at the time of writing this. The cause of the fire is under investigation.