Rockford Scanner™: Structure fire call in Rockford


Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened around 10 pm near 3206 Alliance.

Reports of a dryer that has caught on fire inside the residence. The residence is filling up with smoke. Smoke and flames are showing. RFD is en route.



Rockford Scanner™: Propane Grill Fire Near Roscoe, Garage Damaged by The Fire



Harlem-Roscoe Firefighters responded to a propane grill on fire July 13th on Harrison St. in Roscoe.

Damage was contained to the grill and outside wall of the garage.

No one was injured



Rockford Scanner™: Grass Fire, possible Playground On Fire


Sources are reporting a fire. 

It happened around 1 am near Ranger, near Orton keyes.

Reports of a grass fire, possible playground on fire.

No other information at this time.

UPDATE:   Brush fire, no playground is effected.


Rockford Scanner™: Several Fires In The Area Today

Sources are reporting a few fires in the area today

  • 200 BLOCK OF COLE AVE.   A rubbish fire caught part of a garage on fire.
  • In the median in front on Meijers on Perryville, mulch fire.
  • 7100 block of Harrison ave, mulch fire.



Rockford Scanner™: Port-A-Potty On Fire


Sources are reporting a fire at a local park. 

It happened around 10:30 pm at Sawyer Park, on Sawyer.

Reports originally said a structure was fire at the park, then it was updated as a port-a-potty that was on fire and had completely burned down to the ground. The cause of the fire is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: RFD En Route To A House Fire

Sources are reporting a house fire in Rockford.

It happened around 9:40 pm in the 1500 block of Grant in Rockford.

Reports of flames and smoke are visible inside the residence.

No reports of injuries.  RFD is en route. Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Local Gas Station

Sources are reporting a possible fire at a local gas station.

It happened around 8:50 pm in the 3400 block of N Main at the Fas Fuel.

Small flames are on the Charlie Delta corner, possible electrical fire.

RFD is on scene now getting the situation under control.

No injuries, they have evacuated.

Photos by Raven Reed


Rockford Scanner™: House Fire Near Roscoe

HRFD:  ”  “Chief Shoevlin reports, “Harlem-Roscoe Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:45 PM for a possible structure fire on July 7th. Upon arrival of our first piece of apparatus, we encountered a basement filling with thick black smoke. Fire was located involving a dehumidifier and extinguished quickly with no injuries. Occupants were awakened by smoke detectors and exited the home with their pets prior to our arrival. The home sustained smoke damage but no structural damage.” Photos by Mckenna Donovan


Rockford Scanner™: Another Local School Playground Goes Up In Flames

RS Source

Sources are reporting another school playground has gone up in flames.

This one happened at Mcintosh School in Rockford. That is located in the 500 block of N Pierpont.  Reports of the whole playground has burnt to the ground. Unknown on injuries.

There have been multiple incidents at local playgrounds recently.

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Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Rockford Restaurant

Sources are reporting a business on fire in Rockford. 

It happened around 6:15 pm at 313 E State at at Capri. 

Reports of flames and smoke are visible in the basement of the business. 

Situation was quickly brought under control. Occupants evacuated. No injuries. Health inspector is en route. 

No other information at this time.