Around 5:30 pm tonight, several fire departments were responding to a 2nd alarm fire in Boone County.
Initial reports are saying the structure fire is near 648 Highway 20 near Cherry Valley/Boone. That address is the FPM Heat Treating.
Several fire departments are enroute to help battle the fire.
Update from RS fans
“Currently a MABAS 4th alarm structure fire in progress at FPM Heat Treat at 640 US Rte 20 in Cherry Valley. Search and rescue complete; all-clear issued. Requesting Belvidere Fire MDU (mass decontamination unit) for ammonia tank. Unit 393 to deliver. Actively pumping water now. Cherry Valley ladder truck out of service; 2nd ladder still requested. Requesting ComEd and Nicor to scene. Ambulance on site; 2nd ambulance en route. Rockford Fire en route with ladder and chief.”