Hazmat situation reported at ice company

January 16, 2009 6:14:58 AM PST
The Chicago Fire Department has responded to the scene of a Level 2 hazardous materials situation on the South Side. The fire department sent out a decontamination unit Friday morning around 7:30. No injuries have been reported.

The situation was taking place at Lang Ice Company at 3604 W. 59th Street. The building's employees were evacuated into the firehouse across the street.

An ammonia line inside the middle of the plant reportedly ruptured.


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