The Waukegan Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 4:48 P.M. today at NRG Energy Plant, 401 East Greenwood Ave in Waukegan. Truck 4, Engine 3, Rescue 4, Engine 1, Squad 1 & Battalion 1 were dispatched.

Dispatch advised it was called in by NRG Energy Plant themselves and said smoke was coming from the building. Waukegan Truck 4 arrived on scene and confirmed smoke showing from the energy plant and that it was a working fire.

Battalion 1 requested a 2nd ambulance to the scene shortly after, but it was later not needed.

No further information is available so far, this incident is still happening as of 5:08 P.M.. Check back later for more information in our post on Facebook.

Map of the scene: