Vehicle Accident
By Deputy Chief Chris Howell
June 20, 2022

At 5:20 am Pingree Grove & Countryside responded for a truck accident with extrication in front of 41W867 Rt 20.

On arrival companies found a semi-truck off the road into trees with heavy damage to the truck. The driver had removed himself from the truck. The driver refused medical aid or transport to the hospital. On further investigation personnel found the fuel tank had been ruptured and emptied all of its fuel. Companies were on the scene for about 4 hours. Scene was turned over to the EPA.

Responding for Pingree Grove: Engines 1213 & 1216, Medic 1251 and Chief 1201.

Assisting Pingree: Kane County Sheriff, Pingree Grove Police and the EPA.