Extra Alarm Fire at The PRI Group Paper Recovery Warehouse on Thomas Dr, Bensenville

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VIDEO: Fire at a paper recovery and recycling facility with firefighters working to remove and extinguish quantities of paper and plastic at 600 Thomas Drive in Bensenville, Illinois.

Bensenville Fire Department requested an extra alarm response for a fire at a warehouse at 600 Thomas Drive about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. The warehouse is listed as a Chicagoland paper recovery and paper recycling facility.

Fire departments from Chicago, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Franklin Park, Mount Prospect, Northlake, Itasca, Rosemont, and others assisted Bensenville Fire Department.

Chicago Fire Department has sent a Mobile Ventilation Unit, which is used

A second alarm was requested at about 3:20 p.m. Wednesday.

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