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HazMat responds to fire at Chicago auto pound

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Firefighters battle the fire at the city pound at 103rd and Doty Road. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Fire Media Affairs) Firefighters battle the fire at the city pound at 103rd and Doty Road. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Fire Media Affairs)
Firefighters battle the fire at the city pound at 103rd and Doty Road. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Fire Media Affairs) Firefighters battle the fire at the city pound at 103rd and Doty Road. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Fire Media Affairs)
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A fire at a city auto pound prompted a HazMat response in the South Deering neighborhood on the South Side on Tuesday morning.

A Level 1 HazMat response was called for a working fire at the auto impound lot at 103th Street and Doty Road about 10:30 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.

The fire was extinguished and the HazMmat secured about 11:30 a.m., Fire Media Affairs said.

Unconfirmed dispatch reports said the fire started in a trailer, and may have involved a propane tank.

No one was reported injured.

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