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Tri-State Fire District reponds to toxic odor in Burr Ridge

Published: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 1:48 p.m. CDT

BURR RIDGE – The Tri-State Fire District responded to a report of a toxic odor at 9:21 a.m. Monday at 7600 Grant St., Burr Ridge.

A fork lift maintenance failure was identified to be the cause as the vehicle emitted acid fumes from the battery pack, according to a news release.

The building was evacuated, ventilated and metered during a two-hour period. The building was made safe and transferred procession back to management, according to the release.

No injuries were reported.

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