Rockford Scanner™: Man Falls 3 Stories From A Roof in Roscoe, Medical Helicopter Dispatched




Sources are reporting a man has fallen at least 3 stories from a roof this morning in Roscoe while trying to install an exhaust fan on a roof.

Source said: “Male in his 30’s fell approximately 35 feet from the roof while installing an exhaust fan on the roof at American Aluminum in Roscoe at 8:30 this morning.

Fire Marshall’s were there for an inspection when it happened. He did not have a safety harness on. When paramedics came, he had an approximate 4′ pool of blood around his head. He’s in bad shape!

A medical helicopter went on standby and was en route to the scene, when they decided to cancel the helicopter and transport via an ambulance, because they needed to rush him to the emergency room because of the severity of the injuries.”








 

Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Explosion Near Roscoe, Reports Of Injuries



 

UPDATE: 5253 Mccurry rd is the location. American Aluminum.  At least one person has been injured. Male victim burned on the arm. Everyone has been evacuated. Rockton was sending an ambulance.

John Stewart “I work here, dude accidentally drilled into a electric wire in the ground I guess
2nd degree burns on arm”


Sources are reporting an explosion in the Roscoe area. 

Reports of at least one person burned. 

It happened near American Metal Extrusion. 

Several emergency personnel are on scene and reports of them evacuating citizens nearby. 

No other details at this time.