A Pete’s Fresh Market in Gage Park was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a refrigeration leak.
A hazardous materials team responded about 4 p.m. to the grocery store, 5724 S. Kedzie Ave., after refrigeration unit leaked, Chicago fire officials said.
Readings indicated a “bad atmosphere” inside and shoppers and employees were evacuated to a nearby McDonald’s, officials said.
Crews were awaiting the arrival of “the big fan unit” to “blow out the bad air,” officials said.
No injuries were reported, officials said.