Rockford Scanner™: One Injured In An Apartment Fire in Rockford




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UPDATE: Sources said a firefighter was also injured and was transported to a local hospital. The firefighter was treated and released.


Sources are reporting an apartment fire around 1 am near 1212 North Horace ave. 

At least one victim has been injured. Victim has burned their hands.

This is a 2 apartment complex. The flames are coming from the living room of the upper apartment. 

Several pets are inside the apartment. 

A MABAS box 11 has been toned out, several area fire departments are en route. 

UPDATE: Neighbors told us they heard very large fireworks in the area, just prior to the fire. It is unknown on the cause of the fire at this time. Several emergency personnel from several area jurisdictions were on scene battling the fire.  The victims injuries are believed to be non life threatening, emergency personnel has yet to confirm this.

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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Apartment Fire on The East Side, Still Developing




Sources are reporting a possible apartment fire on Rockford’s East side.

It happened around 8 pm tonight near 1020 Crosby.

Reports of smoke showing from the South East corner of the apartment building.  Several units from the Rockford Fire Department are on scene.

Still developing.





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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling An Apartment Fire




Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened just beofre 4 pm today in the area of the 2200 block of 8th st

Reports of a structure fire (Apartment complex) near this location and several units from the Rockford Fire Department are on scene.

Unknown on injuries. Still developing.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple People Trapped, 5 People Injured During An Apartment Fire in Rockford





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Around 9:30 pm last night the Rockford Fire Department responded to 3327 Sun Valley Terrace for a residential structure fire with multiple people trapped.

At least 5 people were transported to a local hospital. Unknown on their conditions at this time.

The RFD were able to rescue several people from the burning building and got the fire under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Apartment Fire in Rockford, Woman Refusing To Evacuate Because She Cant Find Her Cat



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Around 5:45 pm tonight, the Rockford Fire Department is battling an apartment fire in the 1200 block of S Court st in Rockford.

There are 6 apartments in the complex.

A transformer blew and caught the building on fire.

A resident is refusing to evacuate, because she can not locate her cat.

Still developing.

UNRELATED: There is an electrical fire at a structure in the 1200 block of S Church street as well

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Apartment Fire With People Trapped, Still Developing



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

RFD

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford just before 5 PM

It happened in the area of the 4800 block of Creekview road in Rockford
SE of Alpine and E State st

there is a confirmed fire with a large amount of smoke coming from the second floor of the building, in the rear of the building.

Reports of people trapped on balconies and inside the building.

People were trying to go in and save the others, and the call-taker told them to stay out of the building.

Unknown on injuries.

Still developing.


Melissa Van Barriger “Everyone is ok! A friend of mine and her family lived in one of these. One person had smoke inhalation. But other than that all people and animals are safe!”

RFD


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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department battling another apartment complex fire



 

Just after 3:30 PM the Rockford fire department were responding to a possible apartment fire.

There is reports of one of the apartments inside the apartment complex on fire, near the Orchard Hills Apartments near  Charles Street.

Smoke is visible at the scene. Several units from the Rockford fire department are in route. This is still developing

They are laying a booster line to battle the fire, there is a confirmed fire. But was quickly under control. Still developing.

 







Rockford Scanner™: FIRE: Apartment Fire, With A Person Trapped On A Balcony





FIRE: Apartment Fire, With A Person Trapped On A Balcony

Around 1:30 pm on Sunday May 6th, the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched for a fire at an apartment complex in Rockford.

It happened in the area of 3701 Trilling. That is near the Rock River and Cliffbreakers.

There was a fire in one of the apartments at the complex. 

One person was trapped on the balcony. The RFD was able to safely rescue the victim.

The fire was contained by a sprinkler system at the building.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Credit: RFD