Details are minimal
Rockford Police had an Arson: Explosive Device call at 425 E State st.
That is the Rockford City Hall building.
It happened around 9:41 am this morning.
No other information at this time.
Around 6:15 PM The Rockford fire department were responding to a fire call on the west side.
A dumpster was on fire near Central Avenue.
The Rockford fire department arrived on scene and confirmed a fire.
While I and seen they came across the alleged suspects. Three black male suspects around seven years old.
They were running from the scene and trying to start a another fire while the Rockford fire department was watching them flee.
They are waiting for the Rockford Police Department. They lost sight of at least one of the alleged suspects.
Last seen near the area of Blake
Today there has been several vehicle fires in the Rockford area.
The latest vehicle that is on fire, is near Genoa st in Rockford. That happened shortly after 5 pm today.
The video below was taken by Salvador near Washington st this afternoon.
Unknown if all these vehicle fires are related. No other information is available
Details are minimal right now.
Rockford Fire Department is battling another abandoned structure fire in Rockford
This fire scene is in the 900 block of Kishwaukee st. (Just north of Behr Metal, on the West side of the road)
The structure has a Red X on it, so it is safe to assume it is abandoned .
No reports of injuries at this time. RFD went into defensive mode.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Kishwaukee st is closed down North of Broadway, South of 3rd. So avoid Kishwaukee st