Rockford Scanner™: 2nd Alarm Fire At A Business Near Cherry Valley/Boone

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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.

Still developing

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.”

Rockford Scanner™: vehicle crashes into a cornfield, no movement inside the vehicle


Around 5:45 AM several emergency personnel were responding to an automobile accident.

A vehicle has went off the roadway and into a cornfield near the area of I-39 and bypass 20. 

There are reports of the occupants inside the vehicle that are not moving.

Several emergency personnel are in route to the scene.





Rockford Scanner™: Four ambulances and two medical helicopters dispatched to a very serious accident scene



Around 3 PM several emergency personnel responding to a very serious accident that  included a semi.

Multiple vehicles are reported to be involved in the accident.

It had been in the area of Marengo Road and business 20. 

Four ambulances and two medical helicopters had been dispatched to the scene.

At least one person has to be cut out of the vehicle and extrication is being requested.

This sounds like a very serious accident scene. Police have closed down the area to traffic.

This is still developing, the cause of the accident is under investigation








Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Has Driven Off Of A Local Bridge, Injuries Reported

Several sources are reporting a vehicle has drove off of a local bridge. 

A vehicle was traveling on 20, when it drove off the bridge and landed onto Kishwaukee

At least one person is injured, unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Police have the roadway blocked off, please avoid the area. 


Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident in Rockford, Several Ambulances On Scene


Earlier today there was a serious accident in Rockford. 

The accident happened in the area of Alpine and Bypass 20.

Three ambulances, Engine 7, and Engine 11 on scene.

Sounds like 4 people were injured and there was entrapment.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.