Acid Spill

Firefighters work to clean up an acid spill from a tanker truck near 35th and Wentworth, just down the street from U.S. Cellular Field. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Hundreds Of Gallons Of Acid Leaked From Truck Near U.S. Cellular Field

Fire Department crews were sent to 35th Street and Wentworth Avenue around 12:30 p.m., after a tanker truck carrying 3,500 gallons of muriatic acid began leaking its contents.


The engineering building at the Illinois Institute of Technology and a neighboring campus building were evacuated on May 8, 2012, due to an acid spill. (Credit: CBS)

Two IIT Buildings Evacuated For Acid Spill

Two buildings on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology was evacuated Tuesday afternoon as firefighters responded to an acid spill.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2012