Possible Structure Fire on 11th st

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Rockford Scanner Exclusive:

Interview With Oscar Murillo, Oscar Tire Fire In Rockford

 



Just before 8 pm tonight the RFD were dispatched to the area of the 2500 block of 11th st. Scanner traffic is minimal right now, only saying there is a possible structure fire near this location. Several units are en route.

Credit: RFD

Credit: RFD

Update: Sounds like there is a lot of smoke and is a valid fire. They are asking for a 3rd ladder truck to the scene. Unconfirmed, but sounds like it is at or near the Oscars Tire. Still developing.

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UPDATE: RS fan on scene reporting an explosion and building collapse. They requested Comed to the scene and to expedite.


The Rockford Police Department advises you to AVOID 11th St, between Harrison Ave and 23rd Ave due to a large structure fire.  Traffic will be blocked for several hours.  Please find an alternative route for your travels.

 

 


Go Fund Me Page

 https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-oscars-tires

Hello, I just started a gofundme to help support oscars tires, which was the casualty of the a fire on 11/17. The building and everything inside was a total loss. Also, leaving 7 people without a job. Oscar is my step dad, and I personally know everyone that has been effected by this. I’m reaching out to see if you’re able to share the gofundme campaign and help spread the word? Thank you in advance. Thanks, Adam Peterson

 


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