Extra Alarm For Technical Rescue Crews For Man Reported Unresponsive In A Chemical Tank At Sunnyside, Carpenter Ave, Wheeling

VIDEO: Confined space/hazmat operations by firefighters where man was found unresponsive in a 6,000 gallon tank.
Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:20 AM Thursday to a report of an unresponsive man inside a 6,000 gallon tank at Sunnyside Products, 225 Carpenter Avenue. Firefighter/paramedics assessed the incident and called for a MABAS Box Alarm for a technical rescue operation.

The operation focused on a white tank that is located just to the west side of the building near a loading dock area where railroad tankers are also located.

Crews from Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, Libertyville, Mount Prospect. Northbrook, Northfield, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg and other fire departments assisted Wheeling Fire Department.

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