Arlington Animal Control Evacuated

Building evacuated, no injuries reported

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    NEWSLETTERS

    TK

    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.