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02 Apr 2019 | 11:21 PM UTC

US: Factory fire reported in Chicago (Illinois state) April 2

United States of America News Alert

Factory fire reported in Chicago’s Northwest side (Illinois state) April 2; railroad tracks closed on Metra Milwaukee District-North Line

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/3/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Chicago). COUNTRY/REGION Chicago

Event

A factory fire was reported on the 4100 block of West Wrightwood Avenue in Chicago's Northwest side (Illinois state) on Tuesday afternoon (local time), April 2. Firefighters have closed railroad tracks on the Metra Milwaukee District-North Line due to the blaze spreading near the tracks. No injuries were immediately reported.

Lingering transportation disruptions are to be expected near the site of the fire over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Chicago are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the fire, prepare for associated transportation disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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