All clear given after hazmat response at Dirksen Federal Building

CHICAGO — Authorities have given the “all clear” at Dirksen Federal Building after a level 2 hazmat situation.

At about 8 a.m., a sensor went off, prompting a large emergency response at the downtown building located at 219 S Dearborn Street.

Crews were called in to check on a hazardous materials reading in front of the building on the Dearborn side.

Fire officials said the air quality in the building and at nearby subway stations is normal and did not pose any danger.

No injuries were reported.

Streets from State to Clark and Jackson are now back open.

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