Arlington Animal Control Evacuated

Building evacuated, no injuries reported

By Greg Janda
|  Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012  |  Updated 5:10 PM CDT
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Arlington Animal Control Evacuated

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Fire department and paramedics are on scene at an Arlington animal control building that was evacuated after some people inside the building reported smelling gas.

Arlington fire department responded to a gas leak call at the building around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

It was later determined that some of the people in the building were have a reaction to chemical odors from others cleaning in the back of the shelter.

The administration office and shelter adoption center are being closed for the rest of the day as a precaution while the entire building is being ventalated.

Animals in the building are in a different area from where the odors were detected and were protected from the odor and cleaning chemicals.

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