Fuel Odor in the Air: Fuel Spill At UPS Freight Station on South Hicks Rd, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:07 PM Thursday to a report of a gas spill at the UPS Freight warehouse, 750 South Hicks Rd Palatine, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that about 100 gallons of fuel were spilled at the location. Actual amount may have been much less.

A squad and engine responded to the scene. Employees were using booms prior to firefighters arrival on scene.

Apparently a truck hit a curb and cut the saddle tanks. Fuel may have leaked on roadways in the area. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago was notified.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP at area of fuel spill at a UPS Freight Station …


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