Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling House Fire in Rockford



 

 

Sources reporting a house fire on the East side

It happened in the 1200 block of 9th ave around 4:45 am

Flames are showing, they believe the residence is occupied and people are inside.

When the RFD arrived, flames were showing. They located a dog on the first floor and are currently searching for people inside the burning house.

Still developing

UPDATE: People were inside he house, but are injured thanks to a citizen that was walking by and noticed the fire coming from the upstairs window and knocked on their door to notify the family. Estimated damage is approx. $10,000.00.  The RFD were able to quickly get the fire under control.

 







Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Numerous Emergency Personnel Working A Scene, Possibly Another Shooting Victim

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Several sources reporting a shooting in Rockford.

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Rockford Scanner™: Two separate accident scenes in Boone County, Vehicle crashes into a house At one of the scenes

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Just after 7 PM several emergency personnel were responding to two different accident scenes in Boone County

 

The first accident scene was in the 2900 block of Route 173. There are two vehicles that are involved in an accident near this location and one of the vehicles has hit a nearby residence. Unknown on the injuries at this time.

The second accident scene was near the Walmart in Boone County. Three vehicles are involved in this accident scene. Unknown nine injuries at this time.

Both the accident scenes are under investigation

 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: POSITIVE NEWS: Good Samaritans Hand Out Food to The Homeless

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Positive News:

Every Tuesday night from 4-7 pm a couple of good Samaritans hand out burgers to the local homeless.

Louie Lee,  Darius Barker,  Tyshema Mcintosh  buy 300 burgers every Tuesday with their own money and hand the burgers out to the local homeless.

They hand out the burgers to people at the McDonalds on E State and Jefferson and also the Rockford Rescue Mission.

Louie said a family member was homeless and understands and all three of them buy the burgers and hand them out, because they want  to give back to the community as a whole. All three of them chip in $100 each every week to do this great deed.

Editors Note: I personally want to send a shout out to these 3, for doing an amazing good deed. Keep up the amazing work! ~ Rickie

Watch the unedited videos they have done while handing out the burgers

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department in route to a vehicle on fire

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Just after 4 PM Rockford fire department were responding to a vehicle that was on fire.

It happened in the area of Central Avenue and Cunningham on Rockford’s Westside.

Several units from the Rockford fire department are in route. No reports of injuries at this time.

This is still developing, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Several Police Officers Working A Scene On The West Side



UPDATE: RPD is saying this is a suspicious auto call


RPD said it was “Other Disorderly Conduct”

Note: RPD has previously labeled shooting victim calls this.


Sources are reporting a large police scene, several officers working another scene in Rockford. 

This happened in the area of Green and Webster, on the West side. 

Approx. 9 police squad cars and the police transport van are on scene.

At the time of writing this, RPD has yet to release any information.
Please avoid the area.

 








Rockford Scanner™: HAZMAT Situation On I-90



 

 

 

Sources reporting earlier today there was a HAZMAT situation on I-90. 

It happened in the Eastbound lanes on I-90 near MM 187 

Large gas spill is being reported and the HAZMAT team has been dispatched. 

Traffic has been blocked up for several miles. Avoid the area

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: multiple vehicles involved in an accident, one of the vehicles is on fire. Police have the roadway blocked off



 

 

 Just before 5 AM several sources were reporting a serious accident in Boone County. It happened in the area of business 20 and Irene.

Reports of multiple vehicles are involved in the accident. At least one of the vehicles has caught on fire.

Injuries were being reported, it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

Emergency personnel do have the roadway blocked off. You want to avoid this area for the next several hours.

We will post updates as they become available

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Stop Vehicle, Alleged Suspect Flees On Foot




 

 

 

Details are minimal. 

Around 1 am this morning several police officers had a vehicle stopped in an alleyway near 8th st and 12th ave. Sources are reporting the WCSO initiated a traffic stop near this location. At least one alleged suspect (unknown description) fled on foot Eastbound from the vehicle. 

A police K-9 was called in to search the vehicle and track the suspect.  
The dog went East from the vehicle.

It is unclear if they were able to catch the suspect, because the police K-9 did not track long.

There was a RPD paddy wagon nearby. 

No other information is available. 



Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling Another Vacant House Fire On The East Side




 

 

 

 Around 5:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were battling another vacant structure fire. 

This happened near 3014 10th st on Rockford’s East side. 

A passerby noticed smoke coming from the residence and called emergency personnel. 

RFD arrived on scene and confirmed smoke was showing. They laid a booster line and entered the building. 

A short time later they did an emergency tone and told all the firefighters to evacuate the building. 

Still developing.