Rockford Scanner™: River Rescue In Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a river rescue in Rockford. 

Just before noon today there was a person in the Rock River in the 1400 block of S Main.  A citizen was trying to rescue the person in the water.

Emergency personnel were en route.   No other details at this time.

Update: The person was rescued out of the river, unknown on the victims condition.

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Rockford Scanner™: RFD Battling Another Structure Fire




 

Just before 3:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were battling another structure fire. 

This one happened in the 2300 block of Wyoming in Rockford. 

Reports of a vacant house that was on fire. When the Rockford Fire Department arrived on scene they confirmed smoke and flames were showing and were laying lines to battle the fire. No reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Rockford Hotel




Live video has some good scene content, be sure to watch it below.

Rockford Fire Department is on scene at 3909 11th Street for a commercial structure fire. First unit on scene reporting working incident.

Heavy smoke and flames were showing.

No reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Fully Engulfed Structure Fire in Rockford




Sources are reporting a fully engulfed structure fire in Rockford.

It happened around 6:20 pm in the 1600 block of Barton blvd.

A detached garage was fully engulfed.  RFD is on scene battling the fire.

Unknown on injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation by I3.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: House Fire With People possibly Trapped




Video by RS source

 

Rockford Fire Department battled a house fire overnight near 426 Forest Avenue for a residential structure fire with occupants possibly trapped.

Engine 1 on scene reporting vehicle on fire in driveway and front of house involved in fire. All occupants were safely removed.

Sources said they saw someone throwing something at the house just prior to fire. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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Rockford Scanner™: Another Red X Structure Goes Up In Flames




 

Rockford Fire on scene a vacant residential structure fire at 625 Pope Street. The structure has a red X on it.  No injuries were being reported. The neighbor saw smoke showing from the back of the structure and called emergency personnel. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Fire Overnight Near Black Hawk Fire Department




Photos and story by George Bower

Black-hawk fire 8-11-2019 at around 1254 am Sunday morning Black-hawk was dispatched for a fire at s main and Iroquois.

A mabas was pulled then cancelled and fire was handled by Black-hawk and Mew Milford fire.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire With Injuries in Rockford




Sources are reporting a fire with injuries in Rockford. 

It happened around 4:40 am near 20th ave and Parmele.

Reports of a structure fire and injuries were being reported.

No other information at this time.

UPDATE: UPGRADED TO A 4th ALARM

Most the photos are by George Bower (1 photo by RFD)

 

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Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Rockford Business




 

Sources are reporting a fire on the East side. 

It happened around 8:10 am this morning at 5937 Sandy Hollow at the Greater Rockford Auto Auction. Reports of a fire in the kitchen. Sounds like it was quickly extinguished. 

No injuries were being reported. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Fire At A Local High Rise Building




 

Sources are reporting a fire at a local high rise building. 

It happened last night around 8:30 pm at the Skyrise Apartments on N Main.

There was a fire inside one of the apartments on the 11th floor of the building.

Sounds like it was contained very quickly. No injuries were being reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.