The Bloomingdale FPD responded to a reported explosion in an industrial facility this afternoon in unincorporated Glendale Heights. The Daily Herald reports :

At least two people were injured Monday morning in an explosion and fire inside Northstar Metal Products Inc., a metal fabricating plant in Glendale Heights.

Bloomingdale Deputy Fire Chief Jeffrey Janus said firefighters responded at 11:56 a.m. to a report of an explosion and arrived to find smoke pouring from the rear of the building at 591 Mitchell Drive.

The complete article is HERE.

John Tulipano submitted images from the scene.

Glenside Fire District quint

Glenside quint to the roof. John Tulipano photo

Bloomingdale Fire District engine

Bloomingdale engine on a hydrant. John Tulipano photo


MABAS 10 MVU from Lyons. John Tulipano photo

Deputy Chief Robert Hoff

Carol Stream Deputy Chief Hoff. John Tulipano photo

firefighters at scene of factory fire in Glendale Heights

Firefighters standby outside. John Tulipano photo

Carol Stream Fire Department Battalion 28

Carol Stream Battalion 28. John Tulipano photo

John has more images HERE.

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