Rockford Scanner™: RFD Responding To A Fire At A Residence

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Around 6 am this morning, the RFD were responding to a fire.

It happened in the area of Chestnut and Johnston

There are reports a porch is on fire near this location

Several units from the RFD are en route.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department en route to a vehicle on fire near the district 1 headquarters

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Around 2:40 AM the Rockford fire department were responding to a vehicle on fire on Rockford Eastside

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Rockford Scanner™: House Fire in Machesney park, Several Departments Responding



 

 

Just before 8 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to a house fire in Machesney Park.

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Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Business In Rock County

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Just before 9 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to a fire at a business in Rock County. 

It happened at the Goodwill Industries on  Milton and Liberty. 

A compactor is on fire inside the business. 

Several emergency personnel are en route

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Serious Rollover Accident, Vehicle On Fire And A Person Trapped Inside

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Around 6:40 PM several emergency personnel were responding to a serious rollover accident in Boone County.

There is a rollover accident near the Belvidere North High School, Near Beloit Rd.

A vehicle has rolled over and at least one person is trapped inside the vehicle and the vehicle is reported to be on fire.

Several emergency personnel are in route to the scene.

This is still developing

Update:  Initial reports are saying the driver of the vehicle attempted to pass another vehicle when it lost control and crashed.  Emergency personnel were performing life saving measures on the victim.

Update 2 pm 9/17/2018: We have received several reports that the victim has passed away. We have yet to confirm this.

 

Earlier update: The victims were able to escape the vehicle. It was originally reported as the vehicle was on fire but when emergency personnel arrived on scene the fire was either extinguished or it was not on fire at all. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect traffic delays.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle On Fire in Machesney Park, Several Units En Route



 

 

Around 4:20 pm today the NPFD were responding to a vehicle on fire.

It happened in the area of Zenith Parkway and Autumn Wood in Machesney Park.

Reports of a vehicle on fire near this location.

Unknown on injuries or the cause of the fire.

At the time of writing this, the NPFD were en route to the scene. And the HRFD were responding as mutual aid.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Responding To A House Fire



 

Just before 3:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a house fire on the East side. 

The house fire call is in the 4600 block of Bamburg ave

Reports of flames coming from the back part of the residence. 

The residents have evacuated the house. 

No other information at this time. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Possible Structure Fire On The East Side



 

Just before 8 pm tonight, several units from the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a possible structure fire. 

Details are minimal right now. 

There is a reported structure on fire near Church Hill Park area, near 7th ave. 

Still developing, check back later for possible updates

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department in route to a house fire with people possibly still inside



 

Details are still Coming in.

There is reports of a house fire on Rockford’s west side. Possibly people trapped inside the house.

It happened around 3:40 PM today near 222 Clara Ave.

Reports of a house fire and people trapped inside, several units from the Rockford fire department and a couple ambulances had been dispatched to the scene.

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Several fire departments En route to a house fire in Loves Park



 

Around 4:30 PM this afternoon, several area fire departments were dispatched for a structure fire in Loves Park.

A MABAS was toned out for a structure fire in the 4000 block of Kingsbury

a MABAS is mutual aid from local fire departments

At the time of writing this it was not yet known if the fire was valid. Several fire departments are in route to the scene. Still developing

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Death Investigation, Man Found Dead In A House Fire

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On Saturday 09/08/2018 at approximately 11:45p.m. the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a structure fire at 502 W. Buffalo St. in Polo. Polo Fire Protection District arrived on scene and observed a fully engulfed attached garage fire with significant smoke inside the residence.

During the search of the residence fire personnel located the only occupant of the house, Keith E. Fredricks 81, deceased.

Polo Fire Protection District requested a 2nd Alarm with mutual aid from Mt. Morris, Dixon City, Milledgeville, Dixon Rural, Advance Ambulance, Lanark, Forreston, and Oregon Fire Districts.

At the request of the Polo Police Department, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the death investigation.

The investigation continues and no additional information will be released at this time.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Officer Involved In AN Accident, Car Catches On Fire

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Sources are reporting a few accidents today. 

The first accident involved a Rockford police officer. That happened in the area of E State and Fairview. Unknown on injuries. 

The 2nd accident scene is near E Riverside and Perryville.  One of the vehicles involved has caught on fire. Unknown on injuries. 

Both accident scenes are under investigation. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Computer Catches On Fire Inside A House, One Person Needing Medical



 

Sources are reporting a house fire on the West side.

It happened around 10:15 pm tonight in the 1800 block of Loomis in Rockford.

A computer in the attic area of the residence has caught on fire.

The house is filling up with smoke.  One person is reporting they are having a difficult time breathing and an ambulance has been dispatched.

Still developing.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Dept. Battling A House Fire

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 Details are still coming in. The Rockford Fire Department is battling a house fire in the 4300 block of Red Coat rd. 

No injuries have been reported. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department in route to a vehicle on fire

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Just after 4 PM Rockford fire department were responding to a vehicle that was on fire.

It happened in the area of Central Avenue and Cunningham on Rockford’s Westside.

Several units from the Rockford fire department are in route. No reports of injuries at this time.

This is still developing, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Arson:Explosive Device Call At The Rockford City Hall

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Details are minimal

Rockford Police had an Arson: Explosive Device call at 425 E State st.

That is the Rockford City Hall building.

It happened around 9:41 am this morning.

No other information at this time.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Possible Pantry Fire in Machesney Park

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900 block of Minns Dr in Machesney Park, several emergency personnel were dispatched for a possible pantry fire.  Smoke was being reported in the pantry area. Harlem Roscoe and North Park fire departments were dispatched.