DuPage County EOC in Partial Activation
Downers Grove Township Residents, the below comes from the DuPage County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management:
The DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM) has activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at a Level 2 (Partial Activation). At this time, the DuPage County EOC is partially staffed. The OHSEM is monitoring the event from the physical EOC and is prepared to operationalize support assets and personnel to affected jurisdictions, as needed.
Should the situation escalate or show signs of escalating, the activation level will be changed to a Level 1 (Full Activation). The EOC will remain activated 24/7 until further notice.
To make a resource request, or if you have additional questions, please contact our 24/7 number: 630-682-7207
For information regarding this event, please see the situation overview at the end of this message. Please standby for further information and/or actionable requests.
– John Nebl, EOC Manager
Situation Overview: Explosion on Knollwood, in Willowbrook, second explosion on Bentley near the first incident, potential gas leak on Cass Ave, reports of gas smell coming from sewers in the area, and evacuation of the Knolls community.
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