Rockford Scanner™: 2nd Alarm Fire Near Rockton, Several Fire Departments Assisting

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Cristi Meyers-Arnold

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Just before 9 :30 pm tonight several fire departments were responding to a structure fire near Rockton.

MABAS box 12 to the 2nd alarm.

Reports of a structure fire near 12158 Old River rd near Rockton.

Several fire departments are en route to assist.

Cristi Meyers-Arnold It’s fully engulfed. We think it’s a barn. This is from my home about 0.5 mile away. There are multiple fire trucks there- blocking Old River Rd. May want to avoid the area and find an alternative way to get home. They aren’t leaving any time soon.

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Rockford Scanner™: Several Bad Accidents Reported Today In The Area, Head On Crashes & Rollovers

There have been several bad accidents reported in the area today.

Two different rollover accidents on Kishwaukee.  One near College and the other near 8th ave.

Head on crash near Broadway near the Eastgate Shopping Center.

Another head on near Latham and Old River.


Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident, Medical Helicopter On Scene




Sources reporting a rollover accident up near Roscoe. 

There is an accident in the area of Old River rd. 

One of the vehicles involved is rolled over in the nearby cornfield. 

Injuries were reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Reports of a medical helicopter on scene. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation. 

Avoid the area or expect delays. 





Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers From Several Departments At A Scene Near Roscoe


RS Fan Paula Caldwell
Farm & Fleet in Roscoe Some one got away from the cops after they had him.”

Several sources are reporting numerous police officers in the area of N Main and Old River rd near Roscoe. 

They are saying several officers from several area police departments are on scene. 

They said it appears to be some type of search or manhunt. 

It is not yet known what is going on, due to the encryption. 

We will post updates as they become available