Sources are reporting a fire in a Rockford Apartment building.
It happened around 10:30 am in the 1400 block of 8th st.
A stove was on fire inside an apartment. Smoke and flames were showing. Rockford Fire Department arrived on scene and was able to quickly get the fire under control. No reports of injuries. The 4 story apartment building was evacuated.
UPDATE: Structure fire on E State st just West of Summit. (In front of Swedish American Hospital. Next door to the Mobil) The structure was fully engulfed and had extended exposure to the Mobil Gas Station right next door. No reports of injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
First unit on scene reporting fully involved structure fire with exposure to the Mobil. East State street completely closed, defensive operation.
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Around 1:40 am this morning, several units from the Rockford Fire Department is en route to a structure on the East side.
It happened behind the Mobil gas station at E State and Summit.
Some are reporting it is an apartment complex.
Heavy flames are showing.
Unknown on injuries.
They have shut down E State st, for traffic control.
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.
South Beloit Police and Fire Departments responded to the Foxwoods Hills apartment complex on Arneman Drive for a vehicle that struck several other vehicles in the parking lot.
Investigation revealed that the green Chrysler was north bound on 251 and left the roadway crossing through the ditch, striking a large dumpster and then two vehicles in the apartment complex parking lot.
The driver and sole occupant states he fell asleep. He refused medical attention and this crash is under investigation by the police department.