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Crews Stop Train Fuel Leak On Southwest Side

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Updated 12/18/10 – 11:53 a.m. CHICAGO (CBS) – Emergency crews have stopped a fuel leak from a train car at a Southwest Side rail yard Saturday morning.

A Level One Hazmat response was called at 10:30 a.m. for a fuel leak in the 7100 block of South Cicero Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

The leak was secured by 11:35 a.m. with no injuries.

A fire department official said the leak was coming from a freight train car that contains fuel for the locomotive, not from a tanker car.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.