Chemtool Fire - 06/14/21 @ 5PM

Updates from the 5 pm press conference:

1. The evacuation order for those within one mile remains in effect. We do not know when it will be lifted, but as soon as we do know, we will communicate this ASAP. 
2. If you live within the one mile evacuation zone, please head to Roscoe Middle School at 6121 Elevator Rd., Roscoe. The Salvation Army and American Red Cross are managing needed resources for evacuees. 
3. The Winnebago County Health Department is recommending those within a 3 mile radius wear protective masks when outside. 
4. Governor Pritzker has deployed the National Guard's specialized team that is trained to deal with situations like these. 
5. We do not know how long it will take to complete fire suppression efforts. 
6. We will continue to update you on any developments as we learn them.

Monitor local media for updates.