An experiment in the science lab went awry Thursday afternoon, triggering a smoke alarm. That caused the evacuation of some 2,000 students and staff out of warm classrooms.
Going to the airport can be enough of a chore in and of itself, but on Thursday, travelers at O’hare International Airport will have to endure the extra headache of listening to fire alarms going off all day.
Responding firefighters found no smoke or flames, and after investigating determined a horse had activated the alarm when the animal chewed through wires for the alarm system.
Several flights at O’Hare and Midway airports were delayed Monday morning, after a fire alarm prompted the evacuation of an FAA radar facility in Elgin.
Two Oswego teenagers are facing multiple felony charges for pulling the fire alarm at west suburban Oswego High School, police said.