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Hazmat

Ambulance

Students At Wheaton School Hospitalized After Gas Leak, Power Outage

A small gas leak in the school and then an unrelated power outage that caused a burning odor throughout Edison Middle School.

06/02/2014

Residents Evacuated After South Side Gas Leak

Residents were evacuated on Tuesday morning following a gas leak on the South Side.

06/11/2013

Midway Airport Hazmat

Leaky Luggage Prompts Hazmat Response At Midway

A substance leaking from a piece of luggage prompted a hazardous materials response at Midway International Airport Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Carbon Monoxide Leak

Dog Credited With Saving Family From Carbon Monoxide Leak

A West Englewood neighborhood family is crediting their dog with saving them from a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cop, Fireman Hit By Vehicles While Directing Traffic

Two separate vehicles struck a Chicago Police officer and firefighter who were directing traffic at the scene of gas leak Saturday afternoon in the Far Southwest Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood.

10/15/2011

Daley Plaza

Mailing With White Powder At Daley Plaza Proves Harmless

The suspicious substance at an envelope sent to the Daley Center courthouse and office building downtown turned out to be powdered drywall.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Several ambulances were sent to a possible Hazmat situation at an Elgin courthouse. (Credit: Anna Scheid)

Elgin Courthouse Target Of Suspicious Package

An investigation is underway in Elgin after a suspicious substance was mailed to a court building.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Chicago firefighters respond to a major gas leak outside the Affinia Chicago hotel at 166 E. Superior St. on April 7, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Large Gas Leak Secured Near Streeterville Hotel

Emergency crews have secured a large gas leak outside a Streeterville neighborhood hotel on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Bridgeview Hazmat

Chemicals Evacuate Meat Packing Plant In Bridgeview

Crews this morning were cleaning up the scene of an overnight hazardous chemical situation at a meat packing plant in south suburban Bridgeview.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

LaGrange Hazmat

8 Hospitalized After Spill In LaGrange Business

Five ambulances and a hazardous materials team were sent out Monday morning for a chemical spill at a business in LaGrange.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011

Crash

Crash Causes Fuel Spill On West Side

A car accident prompted a hazardous materials incident on the West Side this morning.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

Grenade

Grenade Found On City’s Southern Edge

A grenade prompted a Hazardous Materials response Thursday morning at a waste handling facility on the city’s southern edge.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

Train Crash

4 Injured When Cars Crash Into Train

Two cars headed in opposite direction both hit the same freight train overnight, and now there are serious questions about whether the rail crossing safety systems were even working.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2011

Des Plaines Hazmat

Meth Lab Prompts Hazmat In Des Plaines

A suspected meth lab in Des Plaines prompted a hazardous materials situation overnight.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

O'Hare International Airport

Radioactive Leak At O’Hare Is False Alarm

A reported hazardous materials situation this morning at a building at O’Hare International Airport turned out to be a false alarm.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2011

Hazmat Generic

Diesel Fuel Spill In Basement Of Loop Building

Diesel fuel has spilled in the basement of a Loop building Thursday morning.

12/16/2010

Gas Leak

Crews Respond To Gas Leak On West Side

Firefighters have evacuated residents from an entire block on the Northwest Side and placed them on warming buses as utility crews work to repair a gas main leak Thursday evening.

12/02/2010

Hazmat Generic

Gas Leak Reported On Far South Side

A gas leak has been reported in the Far South Side’s Hegewisch neighborhood on Thursday afternoon.

11/18/2010

Chicago Fire Department

Pepper Spray Prompts Hazmat Call In South Loop

Paramedics were sent to the scene a South Loop apartment building Monday moring, after pepper spray was discharged on the upper floors.

10/11/2010