Barrington Hills police and Barrington-Countryside FPD firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:37 PM Tuesday to a report of an unknown liquid in a creek near 237 Oak Knoll Road Barrington Hills, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a neighbor put a lime green substance into the outdoor gutter and the liquid traveled east to west in a creek.
The substance is believed to be more than 5 gallons.
Firefighters were told that three people touched the substance and collected some of the liquid in a bottle. They were advised to leave the bottle outside.
It was initially unknown if Flint Creek was involved or a tributary to Flint Creek was involved. The incident is located about 2,000 feet west of Barrington High School.
Weather: WIND N 8 MPH
The incident was under control by 7:24 p.m. and the Extra Alarm response for Hazmat was struck out at 7:24 p.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E38 E37
TRUCK(S): Palatine TL85
SQUAD(S): Cary Squad
CHIEF(S): BC38 3802 3801
SPECIAL: Long Grove Hazmat Team
CHANGE OF QUARTERS:
STAGING: Oak Knoll Rd and Hart Rd
HAZMAT LEVEL 2 UNITS ASSIGNED at 5:57 p.m. …
ENGINE(S): Carpentersville Engine
TRUCK(S): Palatine TL85 already dispatched
SQUAD(S): SQD39 Cary Squad already dispatched
MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm on Box #3851 for a hazmat.
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): Barrington Countryside FPD
TENDER(S): Bartlett FPD
TECH(S): Buffalo Grove Fire Department
Mundelein Fire Department,
Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FPD,
Round Lake FPD,
Fox Lake Fire Department,
Crystal Lake Fire Rescue,
Wheeling Fire Department,
EMS: Buffalo Grove Fire Department
CHIEF(S): Liaison and Team Leaders,
Fox River Grove FPD
Barrington Fire Department
SPECIAL: Hazmat 4, Decon 4, Support 4, SRT Mechanics Truck, Command 2
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Countryside FPD EMS,
Round Lake FPD Engine,
Rolling Meadows Fire Department EMS,
Streamwood Fire Department Engine,
STAGING: Oak Knoll Rd and Hart Rd
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