Rockford Scanner™: Power Outage in Loves Park




 

Sources are reporting a power outage in Loves Park.

Comed says approx. 160 customers are without power right now near Riverside and Mulford.  The cause of the outage is under investigation.  The estimated restore time is approx. 6:15 am

We have been told it was an auto accident, but police have not yet confirmed this.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Robberies, Possible Shooting, And A Power Outage




Sources are reporting a few scenes in the area

  • Power outage earlier today near 173 and West ln. Unknown on the cause of the power outage at the time of writing this
  • Reports of numerous police surrounding the area of the 1000 block of Broadway.  We been told there was a serious incident that took place, but RPD has yet to release information.  We been told there was a robbery and the victim was injured during the robbery (Possibly shot)
  • Robbery near School st and Johnston

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Several Without Power In The Area





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Strong winds and ice have caused several power outages in the area

As of 8 pm, COMED is reporting approx. 1.500 customers are without power. Approx. 400 of them are in Winnebago County.

Local fire departments have responded to several downed power lines, power lines sparking, and some of the power lines literally on fire in the ROckford area.

Unknown on the approx. restore time frames.






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Rockford Scanner™: Several Accidents And Almost 4,500 Without Power Still





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Sources are reporting the road conditions are still poor out there.

Numerous accident have happened in the last 12 hours.

Vehicle has rolled over near Montague and Meridian.

Vehicles in the ditches and many minor accidents being reported.

I-90 at State st, westbound lanes. Accident with multiple injuries.

Another one:  Bad accident 2 miles west of the Irene Rd exit on I-90 going westbound. Traffic is down to one lane that direction

Theres also power outages being reported.  As of 12:30 pm there are 4,500 customers without power in Winnebago County






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Rockford Scanner™: Blown Transformer, Many Without Power





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RS fan  Suellen Anderson is saying:
“Blown transformer on Blackhawk about 1/2 miles west of 35th st. 1000 customers out. Fire dept has road blocked and crews are in the buckets now”

 

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Blown Transformer in Rockford, Possible Power Outage





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Sources are reporting a blown transformer in Rockford.

It happened near  611 Iroquois Ave in Rockford.

A transformer has blown, no reports of fire but it is sparking.

We been told the power is out in the area, but Comed has yet to confirm this.






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Rockford Scanner™: Power Outages And Trees Down



 

 

 

As of 9:15 pm, COMED is reporting a large power outage in the area. 

Winnebago County has almost 700 customers without power. 

Stephenson County has almost 500 customers without power. 

The cause of the power outages are under investigation. Majority of them are believed to be storm related. 

Estimated restore time frames, vary on each scene. 

Some reports of numerous trees down in the Freeport area. 

Also a tree down across RT 75 by Wheeler rd near Durand. 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: National Comcast Outage



Comcast is reporting a National service outage due to a fiber cable being cut at one of it’s “main backbone suppliers.” It is affecting both residential and business internet, video, and voice customers. They are working to fix the problem, but do not have an ETA of when that might be yet.

The majority of the problems seem to stretch from Chicago east to Philadelphia, Washington, D.C, and New York City.

Any Comcast customer experiencing problems in the Rockford area?








Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Pole And Causes A Power Outage




 

 

 

Around 11 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries. 

It happened in the 1100 block of Vincent ave. 

A vehicle has crashed into a utility pole. Causing a power outage in the area. 

Injuries were being reported. At the time of writing this, unknown how bad the injuries were. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation

 

 

 

 

 

 



Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Pole, Causing A Power Outage




 

 

 

Around 5:30 am this morning emergency personnel were responding to an accident in Rockford. 

It happened in the 1200 block of Rose. 

A vehicle has crashed into a pole near this location. 

The pole is snapped, approx. half way up. 

There were original reports saying the pole was on fire at the top, but when emergency personnel arrived on scene the fire must of been extinguished, because there was no more fire. 

At least 3 residences in the area are without power, due to this accident. 

Unconfirmed reports are saying the driver may have fled the scene.