Chemtool Fire - 06/22/2021 @ 9:30 AM

This morning, teams will begin damage assessments in the one-mile radius around Chemtool. Local agencies involved include Laborer’s Disaster Response Teams, Team Rubicon, Christopher Burke Engineering, and multiple local personnel from Rockton, Rockford, and other communities. Local damage assessment teams will be joined by IEMA and supported by MABAS.

NOTE:  Damage assessments are underway in Rockton today (6/22) following last week’s chemical fire. Teams are going door to door within the previously identified one-mile evacuation zone to speak with homeowners.  If you have damage, please alert local authorities by emailing  Please put “Damage” in the subject line and make sure to include your name, phone number, email address, and address of your home or business. A member of the assessment team will reach out to you.  Source:  IEMA FB)