Hotel, VFW evacuated Monday after gas leak  

Date:

Share post:

DANVILLE – Several people were hurt by a chlorine gas leak early Monday at Days Inn Hotel.

Danville Fire responded to the scene. Hazardous Material Technicians were on hand and evacuated the building as well as a nearby VFW were evacuated due to the leak that started in the hotel’s basement around 8:30 a.m.

The evacuation was lifted around 2 p.m. 

Those injured by the gas were treated by paramedics on scene.  The extent of injuries was not released.  

During the evaluation a nearby cooling center was set up for residents displaced by the inconvenience.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Vote by mail option postcards set to arrive in mailboxes for the second time soon 

KANKAKEE - Be prepared for another round of vote-by-mail postcards arriving to mailboxes across the area soon. The second round...

Child killed after being hit by Bus Friday afternoon 

PARK FOREST - A 7-year-old child is being mourned by staff and students of a local school Saturday morning...

Dog gets loose, discovers body of Frankfort man missing since November in woods off Route 30

FRANKFORT - A dog who got off their leash last Thursday and ran into some nearby woods led their...

Special Cache!  Illinois Dog makes Illinois history during Bourbonnais arrest 

BOURBONNAIS - A local man’s arrest Monday would not have been possible without the help of a very uniquely...