Groot Garbage Truck Fire with Tank Explosion at Groot Industries Facility on Landmeier Rd, Elk Grove Village

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Elk Grove Village responded about 11:24 a.m. Saturday July 18, 2020 to a report of a garbage truck on fire at 2500 Landmeier Road in Elk Grove Village. Elk Grove fire command reported a couple of explosions involved with this fire.

Initially there was no official confirmation that the explosions involved Compress Natural Gas (CNG) tanks that fuel Groot trucks, but fire command did report that some tanks had exploded.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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