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Acid spill prompts hazardous materials response at Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center in Gurnee

A chemical spill prompted a hazardous materials response at the Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center in Gurnee Thursday morning ahead of the water park’s season opening this weekend. The Gurnee Fire Department and Gurnee Police Department responded around 6:30 a.m. Thursday to Hunt Club Aquatic Center, 900 Hunt Club Road in Gurnee, for a report […]

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14 hospitalized, including 6 police officers and 4 firefighters, after chemical leak in Lincolnshire

Two people were in serious condition and 12 others, including six police officers and four firefighters, were hospitalized after an unknown chemical leak at a pool in Lincolnshire on Thursday. The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District and Lincolnshire Police Department responded around 2:20 p.m. Thursday to the community pool at 445 Village Green South for a […]

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Firefighter in critical condition in ICU after major ammonia spill in Beach Park leaves 36 others hospitalized

A firefighter is in the intensive care unit in critical condition after a farm tractor leaked several tons of ammonia in Beach Park, leaving 36 others hospitalized, some with life-threatening injuries. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible vehicle fire at 4:25 a.m. Thursday near Green Bay Road & 29th Street […]