Hillside firefighters respond to hazmat situation

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

HILLSIDE, Ill. (WLS) -- Emergency crews responded to a hazardous materials situation in west suburban Hillside Tuesday morning.

Hillside fire officials said an unknown liquid was leaking from a container in the lot of a local trucking company at 200 North Mannheim Road.

Firefighters had the area taped off. Five ambulances were also sent to the scene, in case anyone got sick or was injured.

The liquid was later determined to be hydrogen peroxide. No one needed to go to the hospital.

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