Rockford Scanner™: Large Fire Near Roscoe




Sources are reporting a fire near Roscoe.

UPDATE:  A garage is reported to be fully engulfed. It happened in the  11000 block of Tranary Ct.  A MABAS was toned out and several area fire departments are en route to assist. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 


Sources are reporting some kind of large fire in the Roscoe area, near or East of the I-90 area.  A large black smoke cloud is billowing up into the air near this location. Unknown what is on fire, or where at this time.

 








 

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™: Man Falls 3 Stories From A Roof in Roscoe, Medical Helicopter Dispatched




Sources are reporting a man has fallen at least 3 stories from a roof this morning in Roscoe while trying to install an exhaust fan on a roof.

Source said: “Male in his 30’s fell approximately 35 feet from the roof while installing an exhaust fan on the roof at American Aluminum in Roscoe at 8:30 this morning.

Fire Marshall’s were there for an inspection when it happened. He did not have a safety harness on. When paramedics came, he had an approximate 4′ pool of blood around his head. He’s in bad shape!

A medical helicopter went on standby and was en route to the scene, when they decided to cancel the helicopter and transport via an ambulance, because they needed to rush him to the emergency room because of the severity of the injuries.”








 

Rockford Scanner™: House Fire Call Near Rockton/Roscoe, Still Developing




Sources are reporting a house fire near Roscoe/Rockton.

It happened around 2 pm in the 700 block of Bayfield.

Reports of a house on fire near this location.

Several emergency personnel are en route.

Still developing.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries Near Machesney Park




Sources Chase and James with Permar security
are reporting a bad accident near Machesney Park.

It happened around 1 am on N Second st, North of 173.

“A camaro collided with a van that was sent about 45 feet away crashing it into the fence, the camaro was completely totaled on the road”

Injuries were being reported. It was not yet known on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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Rockford Scanner™: Fire Near The Roscoe Area, Still Developing




 

UPDATE: MABAS Box 12 to the Box Alarm, for a fully engulfed barn fire.

Sources are reporting a fire near Roscoe.

Sources are reporting a barn on fire near 11400 block of Havenswood (Near Elevator rd area)  in Roscoe.

A person called in to report a barn on fire near this location.

Unknown if related:
Sources were reporting some controlled burning going on in the area today.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: 2 Rollover Accidents, Many Accidents Reported. Snow Emergency





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Just before 7 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to a rollover accident in the area of Swanson rd and Belvidere rd near Roscoe.

Around 6:30 pm several emergency personnel were dispatched for a rollover near Caledonia rd and Dawson Lake in Boone County. The occupants left the scene.  Unknown on injuries.

Jennifer W. said: Cars in ditches down on Irene Rd. in Boone County.

Several minor accidents are being reported.
Sounds like the road conditions are poor.

Several areas have declared a SNOW EMERGENCY.  Rockford, Janesville, etc…


Feb 17, 2019 – Snow Emergency Declared effective 7:00 PM tonight.

Arterial Salting Operation in progress
February 17, 2019 – ROCKFORD – At approximately 6:30 AM today, the City of Rockford Public Works Department began spreading salt on the arterial routes

Decisions about further deployment will be made, as needed, according to developing conditions.

Citizens are urged to follow at a safe distance behind snowplows. This will prevent the salt that is being spread from hitting your vehicle and the added distance also allows a driver room to back up if needed.

Please contact the Street Division at 779-348-7260 with questions.

When we are not in a snow operation, we handle individual requests as needed.
Please contact us at 779-348-7260.

Decisions about further deployment will be made as needed, according to developing conditions.

The City of Rockford or its contractors are NOT responsible for plowing alley ways.


The City of Janesville has declared a snow emergency for Sunday, February 17th beginning at 6:00 P.M. A snow emergency means that all parked vehicles must be removed from city streets and public parking lots until snow plowing operations are complete. To ensure that you do not receive a parking ticket, please move your vehicle prior to 6:00 P.M. and keep your vehicle off city streets until they have been completely plowed.

Snow and ice accumulations of approximately 3 or more inches have been forecasted for Sunday, February 17th through Monday, February 18th that will require City staff to complete a full plow. Main and arterial streets will be maintained throughout the duration of the snowfall event. Snow accumulations are expected to taper off late on Monday evening, after which the full plow will begin and all City streets will be cleared. The full plow is not expected to be completed until very early on Tuesday morning, although every e ffort will be made to complete residential streets as soon as possible. Please plan on keeping parked vehicles off the street until plows have completely removed snow from curb to curb.

Snow Emergency Parking

The best place to park during a snow emergency is in your garage or driveway. If you are unable to park in a driveway or garage, please park in one of the designated snow emergency parking stalls. These stalls are located in the seven downtown municipal parking lots listed below (click lot name to display location on Google Maps):

– East Wall Street Lot at E Wall Street & N Parker Drive

– City Hall Lot at W Wall Street & N Jackson Street

– S High Street Lot at W Court Street & S High Street

– Senior Center Lot at St. Lawrence Avenue & Water Street

– Hedberg Public Library Lot on Water Street

– River/Union Street Lot at S River Street & Union Street

– N Parker Drive Parking Ramp at N Parker Drive and E Wall Street

When you arrive at the lot, look for the signs designating the snow emergency parking stalls. Fines for parking on the streets during a snow emergency are $50. The Police Department may begin issuing tickets to violators before plowing operations begin.






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Rockford Scanner™: Possible House Fire In Roscoe





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Sources are reporting a possible house fire near Roscoe.

Around 9 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to a possible house fire on Goosedown in Roscoe.  Heavy smoke is reported to be showing. HRFD is en route. Still developing






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Rockford Scanner™: Harlem Roscoe Fire Department is giving away FREE calendars



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Who wants a free calendar?

Harlem Roscoe Fire Department is giving away FREE calendars!

Our free color calendars are still available. Stop by one of our fire stations (Station One at 10544 Main St. front office is staffed 8-4:30pm) or pick up one from your favorite HRFD Firefighter. Here is a quick video of the calendar:


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Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident Near Roscoe, Driver Unconscious



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Just before 3 am this morning, several emergency personnel were on scene of an auto accident near Roscoe. It happened in the area of Mcurry and Hononegah.  A vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.

The driver is unconscious. Initial reports said possible extrication was going to be needed. But then it was cancelled.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 

 


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