Rockford Scanner™: House Fire in Rockford, Possible Fatal.




UPDATE:
The victim has died. The fire is under control.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Sources are reporting a house fire on the East side.

It happened around 3 am at 801 18th st, across from Church Hill Park.

Reports of smoke coming from the house, and flames were seen in the windows.  RFD is on scene laying a booster line to battle the fire.

UPDATE: At least one person has been located inside the residence. Injuries were being reported. Reported to be life threatening and possibly fatal.

There are holes in the floor of the residence. They are telling the firefighters to use extreme caution while battling the fire.

Animal control has been dispatched to the scene.
Sources said 3 pets died in the fire.

Still developing.

RFD

 

 

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Fire at a local high rise building




Sources are reporting a fire at a local high rise building.

Around 4:20 pm today several units from the Rockford Fire Department were en route to 1000 Chamberlain.

Reports of a  stove on fire on the 9th floor.

They are evacuating the 9th floor of the building.

Still developing

 





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Rockford Scanner™: House Fire in Rockford, Possible Child Trapped And Injured




 

RFD

 

UPDATE:  Winnebago County Coroner said 27 year old Xzavier Parker has passed away  from smoke inhalation. 

 

 


Sources are reporting a house fire in Rockford.

It happened around 1:20 am this morning in the 1000 block of N Court st.

Reports of a house on fire near this location.

Reports of at least one victim injured and trapped inside. Possibly a child.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries at this time.

UPDATE: RFD was able to rescue one victim from the fire and transport them to a local ER. Victim is in critical condition. Unknown if it is an adult or a child.

This is still developing, check back later for updates.

RFD
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Rockford Scanner™: Several Units En Route To A Structure Fire Call in Rockford




Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened around 11:40 pm tonight in the 2600 block of Bluffside Drive.

Reports of smoke coming from the structure.

Several units from the RFD are en route.

Still developing.

Update: Confirmed fire.  RFD laying a booster line to battle the fire. Homeowner was grilling inside the garage, when he took off. He came back to see flames and smoke coming from the structure.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Responding To A Structure Fire




Sources are reporting a fire in Rockford. 

It happened in the 1300 block of Arthur ave. 

Reports of a kitchen fire inside the residence. 

RFD is en route. Still developing. 

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting an arson at a Rockford School




Sources are reporting an arson at a Rockford School.

Sources said yesterday around 11 am, a student set fire to a bathroom at Auburn High School.

Unknown on injuries. Unknown if the student was detained or charged.

Rockford Public School has not released any information.

RFD & RPD have confirmed a fire call there, but did not release any details.





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Rockford Scanner™: Several Houses Fires In Rockford Overnight




Sources are reporting several fires in Rockford tonight.

The fire structure fire happened near 1222 4th Avenue around 10:30 pm.

The 2nd structure fire happened near 320 Howard Ave around midnight.

Both fire scenes had smoke and flames showing. Unknown on injuries.

Both fire scenes are under investigation.

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Rockford Scanner™: Fully Engulfed Vehicle Fire in Rockford




Sources are reporting a fire in Rockford.

A vehicle is reported to be fully engulfed, on Sun Valley Terrace

Unknown if the vehicle is occupied.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.





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Rockford Scanner™: Vacant House Currently on Fire in Rockford




RFD

Sources are reporting as vacant house is on fire in Rockford.

It happened around 9:45 pm tonight in the 2800 block of Collins st in Rockford.

Heavy flames and smoke were showing from the vacant house.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

RFD




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Rockford Scanner™: Apartment Fire With Possible Injuries in Rockford, Still Developing




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Sources are reporting an apartment fire in Rockford.

It happened around 5:30 pm in the 500 block of N Main.

Reports of an apartment on fire on the 3rd floor of the building.

Several units from the Rockford Fire Department are en route

Smoke and flames  are showing from the outside, on the 3rd floor.

One person has suffered injuries. RFD said non life threatening injuries. The woman was transported to a local ER for burns. Some pets were also injured (burned) in the fire.

A candle is believed to have been the cause of the fire,  RFD is investigating.

Still developing.

Brian Vastform & George Bower sent us the following photos (See video below)

Donations: https://www.gofundme.com/hpw93e-apartment-fire

RFD




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