‘Get out of the building!’: Rockdale fire at trucking company captured on police bodycam video

‘Get out of the building!’: Rockdale fire at trucking company captured on police bodycam video

ROCKDALE, Ailing. (TOC) — Police in southwest suburban Rockdale shared bodycam video of an enormous fireplace that destroyed most of a trucking facility final Friday.

Thick smoke might be seen and loud “booms” might be heard within the background.

There was additionally a rush to get folks to security.

SEE MORE: Rockdale fireplace destroys warehouse, semi vans at Longhorn Trucking

“Get out of the constructing! Go!” one officer yelled.

Longhorn Trucking owns the property the place the fireplace happened..

The massive blaze engulfed a warehouse and quite a few semi vans parked across the buildings. Emergency crews labored to comprise it for greater than an hour.The Manhattan Fireplace District, which responded to help with preventing the fireplace, stated it occurred at a truck restore store. There have been no reviews of any accidents.

Thick black smoke billowed from the constructing and vans as fireplace crews sprayed water from firetrucks. The smoke was so thick and considerable, it was seen on ABC7’s Doppler 7MAX radar.

The hearth seemed to be largely contained and extinguished shortly after 5:30 p.m., although firefighters remained on scene preventing hotspots.

The reason for the blaze was nonetheless unknown Wednesday.

Rockdale is southwest of Chicago, close to Joliet.

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