Friday, March 6, 2015

Local News

Hidden Hazard 

CFD responds to Hazmat call at apartment building

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Residents were treated outside the Brookwood Apartments on Princess Thursday for exposure to an unknown substance.


hilliwack firefighters were called out to the 46100-block of Princess Ave. just before 8 p.m. Thursday after reports that a couple of people weren't feeling well after a noxious smell was discovered in the air.


Tenants were decontaminated as they evacuated the building.


A lot of times these types of calls involve drug lab chemicals, however that has not been confirmed with the fire department.


Police, two ambulance teams were also on the scene.



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