Chicago police and firefighters responded to 10:55 AM Tuesday a hazardous materials incident northwest of Riverside Plaza at 191 North Lower Wacker Drive Chicago, IL [STREET VIEW]. Traffic is disrupted near the downtown train stations for a hazardous materials investigation following reports of an obnoxious odor in the 100 block of North Lower Wacker Drive near Randolph Street.
Initial information is based on a lead that a liquid waste hauler truck dumped an unknown substance near a loading dock in the area or 151 North Lower Wacker Drive. The truck’s previous pickup was believed to be the Shedd Aquarium.
Wind is southwest at 7 mph. 87°F at 11:30 AM … Developing … The incident has been ongoing since about 7:00 a.m., but the hazardous materials team was called in about 10:55 a.m.
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LEVEL 1 HAZMAT FOR OBNOXIOUS ODOR ON LOWER WACKER DRIVE NEAR RANDOLPH ST, CHICAGO
TUE JUL 16 2013 ~10:55 AM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
LEVEL I HAZMAT/OBNOXIOUS ODOR
191 NORTH LOWER WACKER DRIVE CHICAGO, IL
STAGING IS ON RANDOLPH ONE BLOCK WEST OF WACKER DRIVE — BC 1 ORDERS STAGING ON UPPER WACKER WITH WALK DOWN TO INCIDENCE AREA. THE INCIDENT AREA IS JUST NORTHEAST OF RIVERSIDE PLAZA. UNKNOWN PRODUCT IN A SEWER … LIQUID WASTE DISPOSAL TRUCK MAY HAVE DUMPED A LOAD AT OR NEAR A LOADING DOCK AT 155 NORTH LOWER WACKER DRIVE. THE LIQUID WASTE TRUCK HAD A PREVIOUS STOP AT THE SHEDD AQUARIUM … DEVELOPING …
POLICE ASSISTANCE REQUESTED FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL.
HAZMAT 5-1-1 RESPONDING FROM ENG 122′S DISTRICT.
WIND SW 7.
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