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14 Elementary students in Chicago hospitalized after possibly ingesting “laced” candy


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6 hospitalized after Chicago chlorine leak


  HMN-The Chicago Sun Times reports that 6 people have been hospitalized after a chlorine leak on a rooftop.  The leak shut down several downtown streets in the Loop. A chlorine leak caused a HazMat situation that shut down several streets in the Loop and injured six people Friday morning. A Level 2 HazMat response was called about 10 a.m. ...

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Chicago train service suspended after white powder found onboard


HMN-Operators discovered an unknown white powder on board a Chicago train this morning, prompting an evacuation. The Chicago Sun Times reports that HAZMAT was called to mitigate the situation. A “white powdery substance” spotted on a Red Line train resulted in trains skipping the Addison station in Wrigleyville for two-and-a-half hours Thursday morning. A train operator spotted something “unusual” on ...

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2 firefighters sustain minor injuries in 3-alarm fire, level-1 hazmat at strip mall in Chicago’s East Garfield Park

2 firefighters sustain minor injuries in 3-alarm fire, level-1 hazmat at strip mall in Chicago’s East Garfield Park; cause under investigation – CBS Chicago According to CBS Chicago: (CBS) — Two firefighters sustained minor injuries Monday night during an extra-alarm fire at a strip mall in East Garfield Park. The incident began around 7:15 p.m. when the Chicago Fire Department ...

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Chicago Fire Hazmat takes on a 500 gallon sulfuric acid spill

HMN- Sunday the Chicago Fire Department responded to a 500 gallons of sulfuric acid spill according to the Sun-Times Wire. A chemical spill Sunday afternoon that prompted a level two hazardous material response at a building in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side has been secured. The Chicago Fire Department responded at 3:31 p.m. to a call ...

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1 hospitalized after hazmat response in Uptown – Chicago

Source: Chicago Tribune     According to the Chicago Tribune: A woman was taken to a hospital Sunday after being sickened by carbon monoxide fumes in the Uptown neighborhood, officials said. It happened in the 4900 block of North Winthrop Avenue about 12:30 p.m., according to Chief Juan Hernandez, a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department. One person, possibly a woman ...

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