Rockford Scanner™: Possible Truck Fire at Taco Bell

Possible truck fire at the Taco Bell at Riverside and Forest Hills. Initial call came in as smoke coming from a mediacom truck. Emergency crews are just arriving on scene. Please avoid the area.

UPDATE: Radiator just popped. No fire.




Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase Ends Up In A Rollover Accident






Sources are reporting a police chase that ended up with a rollover accident. 

It happened this afternoon in Boone County near Springborough Drive. That is in the area of Shaw and Spring Creek. 

Reports are saying a vehicle fled from police in Boone County. During the police chase the vehicle crashed and rolled over. 

At least two people were transported to a local hospital.  Reports are saying there is possibly one suspect still loose and two are in custody.  No suspect description at this time. 

Still developing





Rockford Scanner™: Residents Evacuated Because Of A Large Gas Leak in Rockford




Sources are reporting a large gas leak and an evacuation in Rockford. 

This afternoon several emergency personnel were on scene of a large gas leak near Paris. 

Reports of emergency personnel evacuating the nearby residents. 

They were able to shut the gas off. 

The area is blocked off, so please avoid the area. 

Still developing




Rockford Scanner™: Several Area Fire Departments Battling A Structure Fire Near Roscoe




Around 2:10 pm today the Harlem Roscoe FD pulled a MABAS Box 11 to the box level 

There is a structure fire near Roscoe, in the 1000 block of Pinesap Place

Reports of a structure fire near this location. 

Several area fire departments are en route to assist

Staging area is near Old River and Roscoe

Full Story:

The Harlem-Roscoe Fire Department is reporting that a call came in around 2 pm for a home full of smoke on Pinesap.  When first units arrived, the found two residents outside the house needing to be treated for smoke inhalation, after they had gone inside the smoke filled home to rescue their pets before the fire department had arrived.  A MABAS was toned out, but later cancelled after the fire was found next to an aquarium on the first floor of the home.

Photos from the Harlem Roscoe Fire Department:

Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Numerous Police Officers At A Scene On The East Side




Sources are reporting a police scene on the East side around 12:30 pm. 

Reports of numerous police officers near the Fairview Elementary School and East High School. 

At least 10 police squad cars are on scene. 

Police have a black male detained, unknown if he is the alleged suspect. 

Due to the encryption, it is not yet known what is going on. Be sure to check back later on for possible updates.