- Â OAK PARK, IL: A 3RD ALARM ON BOX # & BOX ALARM ON EMS BOX # @6520 W ROOSEVELT RD FOR AN EXPLOSION & FIRE IN A COML BLDG (CINS001)
Photos below are courtesy of Fire Chief Gordon J. Nord Jr. More amazing photos can be found on his website. Thanks Chief for the great photos of this incident!
WGN News – FourÂ people were injured, one critically, when an explosion started a fire at the garage for theÂ Turano Bakery Tuesday afternoon.
The site of the explosion was the north side of Roosevelt Rd on the Oak Park side, across the street from the Turano Bakery.
It was the maintenance garage for Turanoâ€™s fleet of delivery trucks which run on propane. It didnâ€™t take long to determine what caused the destruction.
â€œWhat we found out from the workers who were injured was they were changing a propane tank on one of the vehicles,â€ said Oak Park Fire Dept Battalion chief Kevin Wiley. â€œThey thought the propane tank was an empty propane tank, but it wasnâ€™t. It was full.â€…Continue Reading Here