Firefighters Respond for a Hazmat Chemical Spill at Physicians’ Office on East Rand Rd, Arlington Heights

Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that Phenol spilled on the floor, and caused some symptoms for some people. People on the scene refused an ambulance.

Firefighters contained the spill and ventilated the area. A chemical cleanup company will be finishing up with cleanup and/or disposal.

Phenol is highly toxic by inhalation, skin absorption and ingestion.

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