Lake Forest police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:10 AM Wednesday to a report of a train derailment at Route 41 and Deerpath Rd Lake Forest, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a Union Pacific train derailed. The main fire, police and railroad activity was just north of Deerpath Road.
As of 5:35 a.m. there was no information about the hazardous material or materials the train was transporting. All rail cars are tankers. At least 10 cars from the Union Pacific train derailed about 3:10 a.m. near Route 41 and West Deerpath Road, according to a statement from Lake Forest police. No injuries were reported.
Public traffic is still open with only one lane blocked.
MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm on Box #42-40 for a train derailment at 4:34 a.m. Air quality was being monitored Wednesday morning to detect any vapors with health risks.
Full Hazmat toned at 4:36 a.m. RE-TONED for TECHS ONLY at 4:41 a.m.
The Hazmat team assessed the situation and concluded there was no hazard by 5:43 a.m.
Hazmat Tech Box Alarm Struck Out at 5:43 a.m. with all mutual aid firefighters and hazmat techs released from the scene at 5:43 a.m.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E422 Highland Park E34? Knollwood E44?
TRUCK(S): T ?? T ?? TL ??
EMS: A421 A ??
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): Knollwood E44?
SQUAD(S): SQD 421
HAZMAT TECH(S): Abbott Labs, Buffalo Grove Fire Department,
Newport Township FPD, Wauconda, Lake Zurich Fire Rescue, Waukegan Fire Department, Round Lake FPD, Mundelein Fire Department, Great Lakes Fire Department, Libertyville Fire Department,
Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD, Countryside FPD, Gurnee Fire Department
Crystal Lake, Long Grove FPD, Wheeling
CHIEF(S): BC42, 4200, Grayslake 2702, Mundelein
SPECIAL: ATV 4
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Northbrook E11, Wheeling A24
STAGING: Target on Route 176 (975 Rockland Rd)
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