Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Extrication Needed, Fire Hydrant Hit

Sources are reporting a bad accident in Rockford.

It happened around 12:30 pm today near Ridge and Burton in Rockford.

An auto accident happened near this location. Injuries were being reported. Extrication was being requested. Also a water hydrant was hit and water is spewing all over the area. The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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Rockford Scanner™: Moltov Cocktail Thrown Into A House in Rockford

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Sources are reporting a house fire in Rockford.

Suspects threw a moltov cocktail at the residence in the 1500 block of Burton in Rockford.

The living room is on fire, they are trying to evacuate.

No suspect description at the time of posting this.

Credit: RFD

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Rockford Scanner™: Attempted Kidnapping In Rockford, Still Developing

Sources reporting an attempted kidnapping near Jefferson and Oakley in Rockford.  It happened around 5:30 pm

Details are minimal, due to the police encryption. 

Safe to assume the suspect got away and still roaming the streets of Rockford.  RPD has yet to release information. 

After posting this, we got reports from sources of another attempted kidnapping incident that happened in Rockford, on Thursday.  It happened near Welsh elementary.  Unknown if these incidents are related.

*UPDATE: Sources reporting the incident happened near N Church and Burton  and the suspect from this incident is described a man with purple hair in a red vehicle

Rockford Police has yet to release information on this incident as well.