Chicago fire officials reported a fire downtown near Lake Shore Drive and Wacker Drive, sending smoke onto the roadway. The fire was contained outside in a dumpster and put out by around 2 p.m., fire officials said.
Still and box. Lakeshore drive and Wacker. Fire is out. All outside. Pallets. No fire inside high rise— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) February 26, 2020
The Chicago Fire Department confirmed that the fire was not inside a nearby high-rise building.
Lake Shore Drive was closed for less than an hour as firefighters responded to the scene.
No other details about the fire are known at this time.