Rockford Scanner™: Evacuations In Belvidere, Still Developing

Several sources are reporting a large evacuation in Belvidere.

Reports of a truck driver who hit a gas line near the shopping center on State st in Belvidere.

Emergency personnel have evacuated the area.
The shopping center near State and Fairgrounds.

No reports of injuries that we have heard.

Sandra Ostrega Leato sent us the following video

Varias Fuentes estáninformando de una gran evacuación en belvidere. Informes de un conductor de camión que golpeó una línea de gas cerca del centrocomercial en el estado st en belvidere. El personal de emergencia ha evacuado la zona No hay informes de lesiones que hemosoído. Sandra ostregaleato nos envió el siguiente video


Rockford Scanner™: Area Fire Departments Requested To Assist Flooding Evacuations in Freeport

Sources are reporting several area fire departments were requested to assist emergency personnel in evacuations in downtown Freeport around 1:30 pm today.

Staging area was near a bridge in downtown Freeport.

We have no heard any injuries.

Just evacuations from the rapidly rising flood waters.


Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into a House & Causes a Major Gas Leak, Residents Evacuated



Around 930 this morning a vehicle crashed into a house in the 5600 block of S. Central Rd. in Ogle County.

 The accident caused a major gas leak and officials had evacuated the area.

 Officials told residents to avoid the areas of Center road and Flagg

As of 11 AM they were still not able to get the leak under control and opened up the local fire station for the residents that were evacuated.

Just before 1 PM they were able to get the situation under control and the residents were able to go back to their houses.