Chemical spill in South Deering prompts HazMat response

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A man and a woman are in fair condition after they were injured in a crash August 2, 2020, in Hyde Park.

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A chemical spill Sunday afternoon that prompted a level two hazardous material response at a building in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side has been secured.

The Chicago Fire Department responded at 3:31 p.m. to a call of a spill at 12260 S. Carondolet, according to Fire Media Affairs. Officials reported that 500 gallons of sulfuric acid had spilled.

At 5:22 p.m., the situation was upgraded to a level two HazMat, officials said.

Firefighters secured the scene at 6:42 p.m., officials said. There were no injuries or evacuations.

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