According to Comed there is several customers without power in Winnebago County. As of right now, the areas that are most affected by the power outage is near the Rockton and Shirland area. They have crews investigating. There is no estimated restore time frame.
They did say several transformers have blown.
Rockford Scanner fans are saying Spring Brook and Perryville a transformer blew up there as well.
This afternoon a few Rockford Scanner fans (Johnathan H. and Frances D. and Barry U.) sent us information on a Comed substation on fire near Amboy. Near Main st in Amboy. According to Comed they are sending additional crews to the scene. The estimated restore time frame was 3 pm,
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According to Comed there is approx. 153 customers without power as of 12:05 am in the Rockford area. The majority of the customers without power are in the area of 11th st and 20th. The estimated restore time frame is 1:45 am. Comed does have crews investigating.