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Rockford Fire Department Tweets Photos of 1928 Tornado Damage

Sometimes, when you're scrolling through social media, you'll come across the letters TIL. Those letters, if you weren't aware, stand for "Today I Learned." Well, thanks to a really interesting tweet by the Rockford Fire Department, today I learned (or, TIL) that Rockford experienced one hell of a tornado on September 14, 1928.

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Let’s Be Careful With Those Deep Fried Turkeys, Rockford

For all of you who claim that no method of cooking a turkey even comes close to being as good as a deep-fried turkey, well, you'll get no argument from me. For me though, as Inspector Harry Callahan once observed, "a man's got to know his limitations." Risking incineration of my house for a delicious plate of turkey is beyond that limit.

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Clueless, Hapless Fireman Has No Idea How to Use Hose

Of all the things firefighters need to know, this should be pretty high on the list.

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North Park Firefighters Cook Dinner for Elderly Couple

The North Park Fire Department, especially firefighter Matt Hehn, go above and beyond for an elderly couple in Machesney Park.

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Fire Destroys Commercial Building in Rockford [VIDEO]

A large fire destroyed a two-story vacant commercial building in Rockford just before 7 p.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of Charles Street.

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Fire At Rockford Apartment Displaces Residents

An adult and two children were unable to return to their apartment after a fire Sept. 2 in the 1000 block of School Street.

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