Rockford Scanner™: Failed Tank Explodes In Machesney Park




 

Around 12:30 pm today emergency personnel were responding to a gas odor investigation in Machesney Park.

It happened at an address near Emerald ln in Machesney Park. Reports are saying there was an explosion from a failed tank. There is no fire. But there was a gas odor. 

Emergency personnel arrived on scene quickly and was able to have the scene under control very quickly. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Explosion Inside A Loves Park Residence, Several Emergency personnel En Route




Update from the LPFD:
Around 2:55 pm Loves Park fire was dispatched to a house explosion.

No explosion occurred but there was a trailer fire. The fire was controlled in about 10 min.

Once the fire was controlled an interior search was done and 4 pets were recovered.

2 alive 2 deceased.

Per Asst. Chief Conley, a gas explosion has been ruled out.

 


Reports of an explosion inside a residence in loves park around 3 pm today. It happened around 2:55 pm today near 5012 Cobblestone
(In Forest Hills Village) 

Reports of an explosion inside a residence in the 500 block of Cobblestone. 

Reports of an explosion then smoke and flames were visible coming from the residence.  Unknown on the cause of the possible explosion. 

No reports of injuries at the time of writing this. 

Several emergency personnel from LPFD and NPFD are en route. 

UPDATE: No flames are visible, but smoke is showing from the front door. They are hearing animals inside the residence. unknown if it is occupied.

UPDATE #2:  Animals have been rescued, reports of 2 of them did not make it (Unconfirmed). No humans injured or killed. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

Update #3 Linnea  said “Only 1 out of 4 dogs survived the fire.😭😭those were my babies!” 

Still developing. 

 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Explosion Near Cherry Valley, Injuries Being Reported




 

Details are minimal right now. 

Reports of an explosion and something on fire near the 6700 block of Harrison ave in Cherry Valley. 

Reports of at least one person injured, possible multiple victims. 

Still developing

Update from Kevin Russell
I live right next door, teenagers were having a bonfire and the gas can exploded. I’m the one that called nine-one-one. The house sits right in front of The Rock Church “








 

Rockford Scanner™:Man Lights Cigarette Near An Oxygen Tank, Tank Blows Up in Rockford



 

Just after 3 pm today, the Rockford Fire Department were responding to an explosion call.

We missed the exact location, but it was in Rockford (Rockford Fire Department responding)

A man lit a cigarette near an oxygen tank. The oxygen tank exploded. The man has burns on has face and is having trouble breathing.

Still developing