Fire Destroys Fleet Of Construction Vehicles In West Chicago

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (CBS) — As many as 15 construction vehicles were destroyed in a fire early Monday in West Chicago.

As CBS 2’s David Morrison reports, a total of 12 to 15 construction vehicles that were staged for the ongoing North Avenue construction project were destroyed in the fire.

While the fire was out by 6:15 a.m. Monday, traffic was barely moving on North Avenue. The road was down to a single lane in each direction just west of Route 59.

Eastbound traffic was severely backed up near the scene.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Comments

More From CBS Chicago

Super Bowl 50 Coverage
Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!

Listen Live