Rockford Scanner ™: Fire Near Winnebago County Fairgrounds





Sources are reporting a fire that occurred just before 1:15 this afternoon by the Winnebago County Fairgrounds in Pecatonica.

A tractor is on fire in the area of W 7th Street and Sumner Roads, initial reports were of a structure fire in a building caused by a tractor on fire but we cannot confirm a building is on fire, only that a tractor is engulfed in flames.

Multiple fire departments from surrounding areas are en route.

We will update if we receive further information.


Update as of 1:45 pm-

One person is said to have received burns from this incident and had to be transported to the hospital.


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