Update: Structure fire at 630 East State Street. One person is being treated and transported with injuries due to smoke inhalation. Sources told us a man fell asleep smoking and lit the couch on fire inside the apartment. (See video below)
Just before 8 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were responding to an apartment fire in a downtown high-rise.
Reports of smoke coming from an apartment on the 9th floor, of the Faust Landmark on E State in downtown Rockford.
The apartment below the occupant is trapped and water is flowing into that apartment. (Possibly from the sprinkler system)
Three ambulances have been dispatched to the scene
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