All clear after fire reported at Great America roller coaster construction site

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All clear at Six Flags Great America after reports of a fire near the construction site of a brand new roller coaster.

Gurnee Fire Battalion Chief Jim Pellitteri spoke with WGN’s Brandon Campbell. Pellitteri says there’s low risk of danger.


The Goliath roller coaster, under construction at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee as seen in this photo taken April 30, 2014. (Stacey Wescott / Chicago Tribune)