Tent Collapse in Severe Thunderstorm; Checking for Multiple Injuries at Prairie Fest at Wood Dale Junior High, Wood Dale

Wood Dale police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:54 PM Sunday to Wood Dale, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a large tent collapsed in a severe thunderstorm that passed over Prairie Fest at Wood Dale Junior High.

At least 14 ambulances have been dispatched to the scene. Fire departments from Addison, Bartlett, Bloomingdale, Elmhurst, Glenside, Hoffman Estates, Leyden, Northlake, and Villa Park have responded to assist Wood Dale firefighter/paramedics.

The EMS response was raised to a Third Alarm at 3:09 p.m. Sunday.

The extent of injuries was unknown at 3:20 p.m. Sunday.

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