UPDATE: While firefighters were battling the fire in the 800 block of 6th st, several gunshots were fired in the 700 block of S 6th st
— Rockford Fire (@RockfordFire) November 7, 2019
Sources are reporting a structure fire on the East side.
It happened around 3 am in the 800 block of S 6th st.
Reports of an abandoned building is on fire.
Smoke and flames are showing.
No other details at this time.
UPDATE: 6th st is closed down. Heavy flames are showing. Downed power lines are reported at the scene. No reports of injuries. There is structural collapse.
Firefighters went into defensive mode to battle the fire.
Video by RS source