The following is information provided by the Chicago Police Department regarding activity that is to occur in the Central Business District on June 2nd.
Events: Chicago Fire Department Training Exercise
When: Sunday, June 2nd
Where: Aon Center, 200 East Randolph
Schedule of Event
7am-Arrival of CFD vehicles and equipment
- As part of its best practices, CFD is conducting a large-scale high-rise fire TRAINING EXERCISE, which will include the use of theatrical smoke
- The exercise will include 180 firefighters from 49 Engine Companies, as well as 60 pieces of equipment/ambulances/apparatus that will be staged on Randolph and Columbus near the Aon Center
- All streets will remain open to traffic during the exercise
- Traffic Control Aides will be present throughout the exercise to mitigate congestion
The event is only a TRAINING EXERCISE so the more people that understand this fact, the easier the exercise will be to execute properly without complications and misunderstandings.