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Rockford Scanner™: Boat Catches Fire On Rock River, Water Rescue In Roscoe




Where: Riverside Park/Rock River
When: 3:20 pm

Brief synopsis of what may have happened:

At approximately 3:20 this afternoon a water rescue was reported in Roscoe.

Emergency personnel were called to Riverside Park in Roscoe (100 River Street) for reports a boat had caught fire while out on the river.

The occupants of the boat were able to extinguish the fire, but the boat was then reported to be disabled.

Harlem/Roscoe Firefighters and Boat1 was launched to rescue the boat and its occupants.

According to reports the disabled boat was towed back in and no occupants were reported to be injured.

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