Fox River Grove restaurant chemical spill sends 3 to hospital

FOX RIVER GROVE, Ill. (WLS) -- Three people were taken to the hospital after a chemical spill at a popular restaurant in the far northwest suburbs.

The incident happened around 12 p.m. at the Brunch Cafe in the 900-block of Route 22 in Fox River Grove.

Firefighters said an employee dumped a large amount of cleaning chemicals down the drain. As a result, three people inside the restaurant had trouble breathing

A hazmat response team was called and cleaned up the spill.

The restaurant closed for the rest of the day, but is expected to open on time on Tuesday.
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