(3-1-23) The Rockford Fire Department was called to a structure fire in the 100 block of North Main Street (West Columbia and North Main Street) at the Wildfire Grill just before 2 am Wednesday Morning. Several other buildings were also reported to be affected.

Several area fire departments including Chickasaw, Chattanooga, St Henry, Montezuma, Coldwater, Celina and others came to the scene for mutual aid. Power was cut to the villages of Rockford and Mendon due to the fire.

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office sent out an alert telling the public to avoid the US 33 and State Route 118 going into Rockford at this time. The Village of Rockford asked residents to conserve water as well. Parkway schools were delayed two hours dues to the situation.