Rockford Scanner: Semi On Fire in Machesney Park



Updated with photos and information from the victim. The victim told us: “The driver and I are fine it was a very small electrical fire. Due to quick thinking we grabbed fire extinguishers from the truck and local business and waited for the local fire department”


Sources are reporting a fire in Machesney park. 

It happened around 5:45 am at the Mobil on N Second st. 

Reports of a semi that is on fire.  

NPFD is en route.  

Unknown on injuries. 

Still developing.

Nick Rowe
“Bud light truck my brother was riding in caught fire do to electrical issues no injuries”

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