NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.
Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford just before 5 PM
It happened in the area of the 4800 block of Creekview road in Rockford
SE of Alpine and E State st
there is a confirmed fire with a large amount of smoke coming from the second floor of the building, in the rear of the building.
Reports of people trapped on balconies and inside the building.
People were trying to go in and save the others, and the call-taker told them to stay out of the building.
Unknown on injuries.
Melissa Van Barriger “Everyone is ok! A friend of mine and her family lived in one of these. One person had smoke inhalation. But other than that all people and animals are safe!”