Boone County, IL

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Bad Accident, Medical Helicopter Being Requested

You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. Sources are reporting a bad accident in Boone County. Update from BCFD2: is currently working an incident on Pearl st rd near flora rd. We ask at this time that you avoid the area. The road will be closed for a extended amount of time. Thank you.
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MABAS: Several Departments Responding To A Structure Fire

A MABAS (Mutual Aid) has been toned out. Unconfirmed reports are saying there is a large propane tank nearby. Several area fire departments are responding to assist. All parties involved are innocent, until proven guilty in a court of law. We can only provide information that IS provided to us.
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Grass Fire Caused By Wires Down

You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. Sources are reporting a fire scene in Boone County. It happened around 3 pm near Carlson and I-90. Reports of a grass fire that was caused by wires down, that were laying on a nearby crane. Emergency personnel were on scene. No...
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Fatal Fire: 1 Person Passes Away, 4 Hurt Including 2 Firefighters, 3 Dogs Pass Away in A Deadly Fire This Morning

You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. Sources are reporting a deadly fire this morning. It happened this morning in the 100 block of W 2nd St in Boone County. What we can confirm is 1 person has passed away, 4 people injured including 2 firefighters, and 3 dogs have passed away in an early morning fire in the 100 block of W 2nd st n Boone County.
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Rollover Accident in Boone County

You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. Sources are reporting a rollover accident. It happened just before midnight near Angling and Denny Rd. Reports of a vehicle that rolled over near this location. When emergency personnel arrived on scene,. they confirmed the vehicle was unoccupied. All parties involved are...
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Inside the Tollway

Cruising along the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at night, it’s impossible to miss the brilliant LED lights that illuminate the road to make driving safe and easy. What’s less noticeable to drivers as they pass the evenly spaced light poles—all set about 75 yards apart—is that not all of the poles are the same height.
Belvidere, ILWIFR

Hundreds gather for Jeep rally in Belvidere

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - No doors, no top and no problems. That’s what Jeep owners in Belvidere said on Saturday afternoon, when dozens gathered for a Jeep rally at the Boone County Fair Grounds in Belvidere. Enthusiasts, and car clubs made an appearance at the event, including Forest City Jeep...
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Accident with injuries in Boone County

You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. Sources are reporting an accident with injuries. It happened this afternoon in the area of Belvidere Rd. and Perrsons Pkwy. Reports of 2 vehicles that have collided. Injuries were being reported. Avoid the area. All parties involved are innocent, until proven guilty...
Boone County, ILWIFR

Officer involved in 2009 fatal shooting runs for Boone County Sheriff

BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - A police officer previously involved in the 2009 shooting of Mark Anthony Barmore in Rockford announces his candidacy for Boone County Sheriff. Oda Poole announced this week he is running for sheriff after current sheriff Dave Ernest announced his retirement following the completion of his term in 2022. Poole was one of the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Mark Barmore in August 2009. He and Stan North, another police officer pursued Barmore to the basement of the Kingdom Authority Church and that’s when a fight between Barmore and Poole started.
Caledonia, ILWIFR

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after Caledonia crash

CALEDONIA, Ill. (WIFR) - A motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital after a crash in Caledonia Wednesday afternoon. At around 2:10 p.m., a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by a 48-year-old man from Rockford was westbound on Illinois Route 173 when an eastbound 2017 Ford F250 pickup truck driven by a 34-year-old man from Caledonia turned north into a private driveway and into the path of the motorcycle, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
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Scott Yunk announces candidacy for Boone County sheriff

BELVIDERE — Lt. Scott Yunk of the Boone County Sheriff’s Department is running to become the county's next sheriff. Yunk, a lifelong Boone County resident, serves as lieutenant of operations and has worked in the department for 33 years. He will run as a Republican. More election news:John Cabello, David...
Winnebago, ILWIFR

Free summer meals for kids, teens

WINNEBAGO AND BOONE COUNTIES, Ill. (WIFR) - The Summer Food Service Program by the Community Action Agency of Winnebago and Boone Counties will be back again this year on June 14. The office of Rockford Mayor McNamara made the announcement on Tuesday. The announcement said the program is to help...
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2 People Injured In An Accident in Boone County

You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. On 6-3-2021 at approximately 5:30pm BCFD2 was dispatched to the intersection of Squaw Prairie rd and Denny rd for a 2 vehicle accident. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage. 2 people were transported to the hospital with injuries. We had ambulances from Lifeline...
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Boone County Sheriff Dave Ernest will not run for re-election in 2022

BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - After almost 40 years in law enforcement, Boone County Sheriff Dave Ernest will not run for re-election in 2022. Ernest started with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office in 1983 as a correctional officer then a deputy sheriff. In 1986, Ernest was hired by the Belvidere Police Department, where he served for 28 years, moving up the ranks, retiring as Deputy Chief of Operations.
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Bad Accident in Boone County

You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. RS sources are reporting a bad accident in Boone County. ” Bad accident at squaw prairie and denny rd in Boone county. Two vehicle accident with heavy damage. Im sure someone got hurt. People need to slow down. Three accidents at that intersection in the last month. Rd is closed at Woodstock. “