Update: There were 2 vehicle fires around the same time. First one was on N Horsman. While emergency personnel were on scene there another vehicle was on fire in the alleyway near the 2100 block of Elm st.
Rockford Fire Investigator I3 was investigating both scenes.
Unknown on injuries. The cause of the fires is under investigation.
Sources are reporting a scene on the West side.
Sources said: “Car blew up on N Horsman st. 2 doors down from my house”
Around 6:40 pm tonight several fire departments were responding to a fully engulfed structure fire at 404 Springfield at the township building.
MABAS box 11 to the 6th level.
Many agencies are responding.
Reports of a fully engulfed structure.
UPDATE: This is fully engulfed. Rockford Township Highway Department at 404 N Springfield. .Numerous emergency personnel from area fire departments are en route to assist. Staging area is on Springfield. Emergency personnel were reporting explosions. No injuries that we know of yet.
Pamela P. “My Uncle is the supervisor for the township. No one was on the premises when the fire was discovered. They are all safe and on the scene. Please pray for all those responding”