Firefighters Respond for Hazmat Chemical Spill at Physicians' Office on East Rand Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:25 PM Wednesday to a report of a chemical spill in a physicians' office, 1925 East Rand Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that Phenol spilled on the floor, and caused some symptoms for some people.

People on the scene refused an ambulance.

Firefighters contained the spill and ventilated the area. A chemical cleanup company will be finishing up with cleanup and/or disposal.

Phenol is highly toxic by inhalation, skin absorption and ingestion.

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