Rockford Scanner™: Fully Engulfed Structure Fire in Rockford

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened around 9:15 pm tonight near 4th st and 18th ave.

A garage was fully engulfed.  With extension.

Unknown on injuries.

Engine 1 has RIT, Engine 2 has command and Ladder 2, Investigator I-8 are on scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Scene on The East Side, Police perimeter. Possible Shooting/Robbery

Update: A source at the scene said there was a robbery at a parking lot on 11th St. and the victims boyfriend chased the suspects down into the neighborhood near 16th and Horton and the surrounding areas. Police have a perimeter and have the suspects blocked in inside the perimeter. But again we do not yet know the suspect description due to the police encryption.

Several sources are reporting a scene on the east side.

It happened around 10:30 PM tonight in the areas of 17th, 18th, Marshall, Reed, 11th St., etc.

Reports of several police officers at the road Ranger on 11th St.

It is not yet know what is going on due to the encryption. We’ve had reports of it being a shooting scene and also other report saying it was a robbery scene. Several officers are set up at each block so it sounds like a perimeter is set up. But again we do not know any suspect information at this time due to the encryption. Sounds like this might be a potentially dangerous situation so please stay indoors.  No other information at this time



Rockford Scanner™: Local Business On Fire, HAZMAT En Route

Sources are reporting a fire at a local business.

It happened shortly after 6 pm tonight in the 1800 block of 18th ave at Viking Chemical.  It came in as a fire alarm, then was upgraded to an active fire.

HAZMAT team is also en route.

RFD said the fire is in a chemical warehouse.

Still developing.


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Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Scene On The East Side, Several Emergency Personnel On Scene

Update #2 from the RPD: On April 29, 2019 around 12:30 PM members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the area of 2200 7th Ave. for several reports of gunfire. Upon arrival, officers stopped several people in an effort to locate any suspects and/or victims. None of these people were determined to be suspects or victims. Officers located spent bullet casings in the 2200 block of 7th Avenue. Witnesses said two black males were observed shooting at a black car as the car was traveling in the 2200 block of 7th Avenue. No suspects or victims have been identified at this time. This investigation is still ongoing

UPDATE FROM THE RPD: Shots fired at approximately 12:30 pm in the area of 18th St. and 7th Ave. No one hurt. No one in custody.

Sources are reporting a shooting incident on the East side.

It happened around 1 pm today.  Multiple gunshots rang out near 7th ave and 18th st.    We can confirm shots were fired and RPD is investigating.

No suspect information at this time.

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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle pinned Between A Pole & A Semi in Rockford

Sources are reporting an accident on the East side.

It happened around 5:15 pm today in the area of 11th st and 18th ave.

A semi and a vehicle are involved in the accident. The vehicle is pinned between the semi and a pole. The occupants are not able to get out of the vehicle. Extrication was needed to get them out. No injuries were being reported at the time of the accident.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: Another Shooting Incident in Rockford, Police Investigating

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Sources are reporting numerous police in the area of 18th st and 12th ave around 1 am

Shots were fired and several vehicles were hit by the gunfire.  We been told a person was also struck by the gunfire and self transported to a local ER.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.

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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Pole On The East Side


Sources reporting a scene on the East side.

It happened on 18th ave between 6th and 7th street

A vehicle crashed into a utility pole near this location.

Someone said there was a police chase in the area, unknown if it is related to this.  Admin Will was on scene and he said it appeared there was no driver on scene that he could tell, so unknown if the driver fled or transported.

No other information, due to the encryption.

Rockford Scanner™: Truck Stolen In Rockford, Reward If Found




Sources reporting a truck has been stolen in Rockford. 

It happened in the 400 block of 18th ave in Rockford. 

The vehicle is a 2003 F-150 supercrew cab, no topper, maroon in color and the Plate # 2142729

They are offering a REWARD if you find it

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