Rockford Fire

Community celebration is free, fun, informative

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

National Night Out is next Tuesday, August 7 Join your local law enforcement, neighbors and more as the Rockford Police, Rockford Fire, Kent County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police participate in National Night Out Tuesday, August 7 in downtown Rockford from 6 to 8 p.m. According to organizer Officer Aaron Sawyer, the event is not only a fun [...]

Duplex destroyed, family and pets escape fire

June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘The cat did just what we teach the little kids to do: stay low and go’ by BETH ALTENA Heat from the blaze melts the front of a vehicle parked in the driveway. A family cat survived a fire so hot and smoky that an entire neighborhood was hidden in the smoke as firefighters tried to extinguish the fully engaged blaze about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8. Neighbors helped [...]