Rockford Scanner™: Explosion & Explosive Device in Rockford

UPDATE: RFD FF said there was an explosive device and needed an investigator. RFD, RPD and the ATF were all on scene investigating.

Details are minimal right now. 

There was an explosion noise just before 9 pm in Rockford. 

Calls of an explosion in the area of Dresden ave in Rockford.  Unknown on the exact location at the time of writing this. 

Emergency personnel did find an explosive device and requesting an investigator. It is not yet known the exact location of the explosive device. 

This is still developing, we will post updates as they become available 

Rockford Scanner™: Child Hit By A Vehicle in Rockford



Around 12:50 pm today several emergency personnel were en route to an accident scene. A child was hit by a vehicle.

It happened in the area of Dresden and Ridge. 

Reports are saying a child was hit by a vehicle near this location. 

The child is injured and needs medical attention. 

Unknown on the severity of the injuries at this time. 

Unknown if the vehicle stayed on scene, or fled. 

This is still developing.