Rockford Scanner™: Multiple People Trapped, 5 People Injured During An Apartment Fire in Rockford





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Around 9:30 pm last night the Rockford Fire Department responded to 3327 Sun Valley Terrace for a residential structure fire with multiple people trapped.

At least 5 people were transported to a local hospital. Unknown on their conditions at this time.

The RFD were able to rescue several people from the burning building and got the fire under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Several Fire Departments En Route For A Structure Fire Call in Machesney park





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Sources are reporting a structure fire in Machesney park.

It happened around 9 pm in the 100 block of Harlem rd in Machesney park.

Several fire departments are en route to assist the North park Fire Department, on a structure fire call.

Still developing

Update: They have canceled the auto aid from the responding fire departments.

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Possible House Fire In Rockford





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Sources are reporting a possible house fire in Rockford.

It happened just before 2 pm today in the 500 block of S Pierpont.

Reports of a furnace on fire inside the residence.  They were evacuating.

No other information at this time






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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Rolls Over And Catches On Fire, One Person Confirmed Dead At the Scene





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FATAL ACCIDENT ARREST: A Rockford man is now in custody following a fatal crash. On January 21, 2019, at approximately 12:45 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the 1200 block of North Alpine Road for a two-vehicle accident. Upon their arrival, officers learned the male driver of a silver car was traveling northbound on North Alpine Road when he rear-ended a gray, sport utility vehicle which was also northbound on Alpine Road. The driver of the SUV, a 38-year-old Rockford man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is not being released at this time. The passenger of the silver car was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The Rockford Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit conducted a follow-up investigation which revealed speed and alcohol as factors in the accident. The driver of the silver car, the at-fault vehicle, was identified as 25-year-old Joshua Thomas. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and authorized the charges below. A warrant was obtained, and on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Thomas was taken into custody.

Joshua Thomas, 25, Rockford: Reckless Homicide, Aggravated DUI involving Death, Aggravated DUI involving Great Bodily Harm

Thomas was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Thomas are merely accusations, and he is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.


Sources are reporting a fatal accident on the East side.

It happened just before 1 am near the 1200 block of N Alpine.

A vehicle rolled over and caught on fire.  The person inside has passed away.

Others were able to get out, and need medical assistance.

Still developing. Sounds like this area will be blocked off for several hours.


Zizi Altamore

Source said he witnessed a vehicle excessively speeding (Possibly over 100 mph) when the accident happened. A Silver vehicle possibly a Sanata  hit a Jeep. 

Police are denying any chases.

RPD says a Silver car and a Gray SUV were northbound on Alpine when the car rear-ended the SUV.  The driver of the SUV was the one who passed away on scene.  Passenger of the car was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries, and the driver of the car was transported with non life threatening injuries.  They said speed was a factor in the accident.






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Rockford Scanner™: Local High School Possibly On Fire, Several Fire Dept. En Route





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Sources are reporting a possible structure fire at a local high school

Several area fire departments are en route to Hononegah High School, for a possible structure fire.

No other information at this time.

Initial  reports are saying the fire was in the PAC, and now they are ventilating. The sprinkler system helped contain the fire.






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Rockford Scanner™: Possible House Fire In Machesney Park, Several Fire Dept. En Route



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Around 8:30 AM this morning several fire departments were responded to a possible house fire in Machesney park.

Reports of a possible chimney fire in the 300 block of Superior.

Several fire departments were responding for auto aid.

Confirmed fire above the stove, in the ceiling of the residence.

Still developing

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Rockford Scanner™: Reports Of A Vehicle On Fire At A Local Fire Station, Person Possibly Inside



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Sources are reporting a vehicle fire with someone possibly inside the burnign vehicle in Rockford.

It happened around 5 am near 3924 N Alpine. According to Google, that is the North Park Fire Department address.

Reports of a Silver vehicle on fire and an unconscious person inside the vehicle.

No other details at this time.


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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Structure Fire At A Rockford Business, RFD En Route



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Around 5:30 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched for a possible structure fire at a Rockford business.

Sources are reporting smoke inside the Family Dollar in the 3100 block of 11th st.   They are evacuating the building.

Rockford Fire Department is en route. Still developing.

UPDATE: Nothing showing from the outside, RFD is investigating.


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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Electrical Fire At A Loves Park Business



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Several sources were reporting a large amount of emergency personnel at the Fasmart at 6010 E Riverside around 10 am this morning.

That is near E Riverside and N Mulford.

Initial reports are saying there was a possible electrical fire on the roof of the building.  And everyone inside the business was evacuating.

We are working on trying to get an update.

No reports of any injuries.

Chuck Clayton said  “Restart says it was a furnace motor. $300 damage”

 


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Rockford Scanner™: COLD CASE: Natasha Cleary And Her Two Young Sons



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Cold Case of Natasha Cleary and her 2 young sons

 

Natasha Cleary and her two young sons Marquwon Owens, 12, and Katarion Friar, 2 were brutally murdered in April 2011 at their house on Canterbury Lane.

Officials said they died as a result of gun shot wounds.

After the murders the suspect(s) set the house on fire.

According to the Coroner’s report, “The autopsy did not show any soot in their trachea or lungs…they were all dead before the fire.“

And then later on the suspect tried to use her debit card at the ATM at Northwest Bank, 3106 N. Rockton Road.

Any information you can call the Rockford Police or crimestoppers.

Or you can send us a tip to RockfordScanner@Gmail.com and we can relay your tip to the police anonymously.


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