Smoke, steam and vapor plume from semi-trailer truck fire at Multi-Pak Solutions in Mount Prospect
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Cardinal News Requesting Photos of Smoke Plume Viewed from North of the Fire Scene at Multi-Pak Solutions on Arthur Ave in Mount Prospect Near Arlington Heights

274 Cardinal News is looking for photos of the white and dark-colored smoke, vapor and steam plume from the semi-trailer truck fire at the Multi-Pak Solutions location (1804 West Central Road Mount Prospect), viewing south […]

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Fire and Explosion in a Semi-Trailer Truck at Loading Dock on Arthur Ave South of Northwest Highway, Mount Prospect; Smoke Spreads Through Arlington Heights Neighborhoods

661 VIDEO: Fierce semi-trailer fire with explosion and collapse near factory loading dock on the north side of Multi-Pak chemical packaging company, Mount Prospect. Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:43 p.m Wednesday, August […]

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Explanations for Smoke Sightings on Route 53, I-90, and I-290 in Elk Grove, Rolling Meadows, Barrington, and Westchester

75 Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:10 PM Wednesday March 21, 2018 to a report of a restaurant fire near Golf Road and Algonquin Road Rolling Meadows, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics in Rolling […]

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Forgetting to Open the Flue Damper for a Fire in the Fireplace Causes Smoke to Backup into Houses on Hi-Lusi Ave in Mt Prospect and Downing Rd in Buffalo Grove

40 Probably a lot more people are using their fireplaces for a little extra heat today. That means a greater chance that a number of people might forget to open their fireplace flue damper. Firefighters […]

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Large Smoke Plume or Header and Ash Thursday Afternoon was a Controlled Burn in Lake County Near Lindenhurst, West of Wadsworth, Waukegan

46 A large header or large plume of smoke in the area of Lindenhurst and Lake Villa area of Lake County is reported to have been a large controlled burn. According to WGN meteorologist Mike […]

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Weather Underground Smoke Coverage Map of Pagami Creek/Superior National Forest Preserve, Minnesota Forest Fire Affecting Wisconsin & Illinois

263 The screen shot above shows the fire and smoke conditions map at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday, September 13, 2011. View live Weatherunderground.com WunderMap showing fire and smoke coverage area. A large satellite-detected forest fire has […]

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Weather

“Expect a Distinct Burning Odor” NWS Special Weather Statement for Minnesota Smoke Conditions Spreading to Northern Illinois

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL 205 PM CDT TUE SEP 13 2011 ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019- 140130- WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK- LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE […] […]

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Numerous Calls to Fire Dept for Smoke South and West Areas of Arlington Heights Has Been from Controlled Burn

34 Northwest Central Dispatch 9-1-1 center for Arlington Heights and other nearby suburbs received numerous calls around noon for smoke in the south and west areas of Arlington Heights. The smoke has been drifting over […]