Around 2:10 pm today the LPFD were dispatched to the 200 block of Merrill ave in Loves Park.
Scanner traffic is saying there is heavy black smoke coming from the chimney area. No flames have been seen at the time of dispatch.
Chief Foley flushed a nearby hydrant. Several units en route.
The house is full of smoke
Chief Foley said there is gun powder and ammunition inside the residence.
Police are blocking off traffic in the area
: Yes everyone is ok
Unfortunately we lost our rabbit and puppy
Around 12:28 pm today the LPFD were dispatched to Rock Cut State Park in reference to a fire in the woods.
The caller said the fire is in the North West side of the park, near West ln.
LPFD is en route, dispatcher said District 16 does not have a controlled burn in the area.
Update: At 12:39 the LPFD is in the park, trying to locate the caller and fire.
Update: At 12:42 pm they located the fire on the side of the roadway in the park. Chief Foley said to contact Rock Cut State Park, and said it is a part of a controlled burn.
Around 3 pm today emergency personnel were responding to a garage that was on fire near Bennett and Riverside. When emergency personnel arrived on scene they confirmed a fire.
A RS fan said they had a BBQ and put the coals onto a nearby wood pile. Which caused the fire (unconfirmed)
Around 8 am this morning the Loves Park Fire Department were dispatched to the 6500 block of E Riverside in reference to a structure fire. There are multiple businesses at the structure. They have toned out a MABAS box 12 to the 2nd level and several area fire departments are en route to assist. Still developing.
Update: The fire is in the Hachi Hachi Japanese Express. The state fire marshal is en route to the scene.
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